CHAPTER 283

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 251

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 4 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (Two- thirds of all members elected to each House thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend §101, Chapter I, Title 4, Delaware Code by adding a new subsection to read as follows:

"(39) 'Wine tasting' means the consumption of wine for the purpose of sampling for prospective purchase only. The quantity of any individual wine sampled is not to exceed one ounce."

Section 2. Amend Chapter 5, Title 4, Delaware Code by adding a new subsection designated as §526 to read as follows:

"§526. Wine Tasting

A license to permit wine tasting may be granted by the Commission to any person holding a license under this Title as a retailer. Wine tasting may only take place in a separate portion of a licensee's premises where alcoholic beverages are not sold and shall be an area designated for such purpose by the Commission. No charge may be made for the wine tasting."

Section 3. Amend §554. Chapter 5. Title 4, Delaware Code by adding a new subsectin (cc) to read as follows:

"(cc) For a license to permit wine tasting the license fee shall be $50."

Approved June 28, 1986