Farm Winery

A Farm Winery is a winery which makes at least 40 percent of its annual production from agricultural produce grown in the state where the winery is located and; is located on premises, a substantial portion of which is used for agricultural purposes, including the cultivation of grapes, berries or fruits to be utilized in the manufacture or production of wine by the winery or is owned and operated by persons who are engaged in the production of a substantial portion of the agricultural produce used in its annual production.

This guideline is to assist you in the preparation of a State of Georgia Farm Winery License application that is submitted electronically at The Georgia Tax Center.

Initial Required Documents (available below)

  1. ATT-104/ COLA & Labels
  2. ATT-17 Personnel Statement
  3. State Financial Affidavit (In state)
  4. Wine Performance & Tax Liability Bond
  5. Copy of Federal Basic Permit
  6. Copy of Local License (In state)
  7. Lease or Deed
  8. Power of Attorney (If Applicable)
  9. O.C.G.A 50-3-1 (e)(2) - Citizenship Affidavit
  10. Secure and Verifiable Documents

License Fee(s)

  1.   $50.00 - License Fee
  2. $100.00 - Investigation Fee (Non-Refundable)

Background Investigation and Fingerprint Process

Upon receipt, the application will be assigned to a Revenue Special Agent in the area where the business is located. A background investigation may be conducted by the Investigating Agent where the applicant(s) will be advised about the fingerprint process. Additional Documents may be required during the background investigation at the discretion of the Investigating Agent. A reasonable effort will be made to complete the investigation in a timely manner. However, several factors could delay the application process, including, but not limited to;

  1. Save Approval (Citizenship)
  2. Tax Delinquency Check
  3. Missing Documents