Missouri Produced Wine by the Drink

Required Documents

A Missouri Produced Wine by the Drink license allows for a seven-day by the drink license. In order to qualify for this license, retailers must provide certification that 75 percent or more of the intoxicating liquor sold shall be Missouri produced wines.

Hours of Operation - Such premises may remain open between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and midnight, Monday through Saturday, and between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. on Sundays.

Retail by Drink Boat License (Spirits, Wine and Beer)

Required Documents

This license allows retailers who have a boat or vessel that has been certified by the U.S. Coast Guard to carry 30 or more passengers for hire to apply for a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail for consumption on the boat.

Retail By Drink License Entertainment District - Kansas City district office (Spirits, Wine and Beer)

KANSAS CITY ONLY LICENSE - Please contact the Kansas City district office for information about the following license.

Railroad by the Drink License (Spirits, Wine and Beer)

This license may be issued to any railroad company or railway sleeping car company operated in Missouri to sell intoxicating liquor at retail for consumption in its dining cars, buffet cars and observation cars.

Retail by Drink - Mall License (Common Eating and Drinking Areas - Spirits, Wine and Beer)

Required Documents

This is a license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail not for consumption on the premises where sold, but for consumption in a common eating and drinking area within a building or group of buildings which do not provide areas within their premises for consumption of food and liquor, where the annual gross income from the sale of prepared meals or food consumed in such common eating and drinking area is, or is projected to be, at least $275,000.

Consumption of Liquor License (Building and Hall Rentals)

A Consumption of Liquor license allows any person operating any premises where food, beverages or entertainment are sold or provided for compensation to permit the drinking or consumption of intoxicating liquor on the premise. A Consumption of Liquor licensee cannot sell any intoxicating liquor.

Hours of Operation - between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. on weekdays and Saturdays.

State Fair Licenses

Required Documents

Any person holding a concessionaire's contract, issued by the Missouri State Fair, which authorizes the sale of malt liquor and Missouri-produced wines, for consumption on the premises where sold, on the Missouri state fairgrounds and, in the case of Missouri-produced wines, in the original package, on each day of the week within any period which has been approved by the director of the fair and during the hours at which such malt liquor or wine may lawfully be sold or served upon licensed premises to sell malt liquor or wine for on-premises consumption in the city in which the Missouri State Fair is located.

State Fair Beer by Drink and Domestic Wine and State Fair Beer by Drink and Domestic Wine Exhibition/Grandstand

These are annual licenses effective for the 14 day period when the fair is held and for any additional periods of time approved by the director of the fair.

Transporters License (Spirits, Wine and Beer)

This license allows any person who is not a carrier regulated by the Motor Carrier and Railroad Safety Division of the Department of Economic Development under Chapters 387, 389 and 390, RSMo, to transport into, within, or through the state of Missouri any intoxicating liquors in quantities larger than five gallons.

If you are already licensed by the supervisor of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, and your licensed premises are located in the state of Missouri, you do not need a transporter’s license. In addition, it shall not be necessary to procure a license to transport liquor purchased from a licensed Missouri retailer.

No license or permit shall be required to transport industrial alcohol.

Carriers licensed under this section or carriers exempt from holding a permit under this section shall not deliver wine to a resident of Missouri without obtaining an Alcohol Carrier license under Section 311.185.

Vintage Wine Auction

This license allows an auctioneer licensed pursuant to Chapter 343, RSMo, and who regularly conducts business as an auctioneer at a fixed location in this state within a city in a county of the first classification with a charter form of government; to conduct auctions of vintage wine.

No license to auction vintage wine may be issued to any person, or any entity controlled in whole or in part by a person, who:

  1. Has been convicted of a felony or of any offense under this chapter;
  2. Either possesses a current license to sell intoxicating liquor at wholesale or retail, or previously possessed such a license which was revoked for cause; or
  3. Has not been continuously in business in this state as an auctioneer for a period of ten years prior to making application for such license to auction vintage wine. The license to auction vintage wine shall be in addition to any license or permit requirements imposed by ordinance within the county or municipal jurisdictions in which the auctioneer conducts such business.

Vintage Wine Auction Municipality

This license allows any municipality legally owning, controlling or possessing a private collection of vintage wines in their original packages to sell such vintage wine through a sealed bid process. The municipality may set a minimum bid and may reserve the right to reject all bids.

  • The municipality shall designate a municipal employee to sell vintage wine through a sealed bid process who shall ensure that each bottle of vintage wine sold from a private collection has a permanently fixed label stating that the bottle was acquired from a private collection.
  • "Vintage wine" means bottled domestic white, rose, or sparkling wine which is not less than five years old, domestic red wine which is not less than ten years old, or imported white, rose, red, sparkling, or port wine which is not less than three years old.
  • The supervisor of Alcohol and Tobacco Control may issue a license to a designated municipal employee provided that no such license may be issued to any person, who:
    • Has been convicted of a felony or of any offense under this chapter;
    • Either possesses a current license to sell intoxicating liquor at wholesale or retail, or previously possessed such a license which was revoked for cause.
  • The license to sell vintage wine through a sealed bid process shall be in addition to any license or permit requirements imposed by ordinance within the county or municipality.
  • Vintage wine sold through the sealed bid process shall not be consumed on the premises of the municipality, nor shall any original package of vintage wine be opened on such premises, except as provided herein.
  • A license to sell vintage wine through a sealed bid process shall be issued for a period of one year and shall authorize the designated municipal employee to sell such wine not more than six different times during that year.
  • The municipality legally owning, controlling, or possessing a private collection of vintage wines in their original packages may ship the vintage wine in such packages from any location within the state of Missouri to the designated municipal employee licensed. Upon receipt of the vintage wine the designated municipal employee shall be responsible for the storage and warehousing thereof, for the labeling thereof pursuant to the requirements of Subsection 2 of this section, for the delivery of the vintage wine to the purchasers, and for the payment and transfer of any applicable state and local taxes in connection with the sale.
  • The designated municipal employee licensed to sell vintage wine pursuant to this section may hold vintage wine tastings on the premises where the vintage wine is stored within the period of 24 hours immediately preceding the first date on which sealed bids will be accepted.