Craft Beverage Reform and Modernization Act of 2015 May Bring Reduced Federal Excise Taxes and Regulatory Burdens to Producers

This month Oregon Senator Ron Wyden introduced a comprehensive tax reform bill, the Craft Beverage Reform and Modernization Act of 2015, that would ease regulations on smaller producers of alcoholic beverages and decrease excise taxes.  The Act combines aspects from prior bills—the Small BREW Act, the Fair BEER Act, the AGED Spirits Act, the Distillery

Toolkit for Starting a Cider Business

Toolkit for Starting a Cider Business For people who are starting a cider business, this toolkit will guide you to information about forming a company, obtaining an OLCC license, and understanding reporting and regulations. Entity formation: You will likely want to consult with an attorney and/or licensed accountant about what type of entity makes the most

Oregon Cider Week | June 18-28

Cidermakers Announce the Fourth Annual Oregon Cider Week. Celebrate the Northwest’s most exciting beverage with tastings, tap take-overs, cider dinners, and more. The Northwest Cider Association (NWCA) has announced the third annual Oregon Cider Week, a 10-day celebration of craft cider. Cidermakers in the Northwest have a lot to celebrate. Several of regional cideries have won national