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​Producer/wholesaler licence

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    This licence allows liquor producers, such as winemakers, brewers or distillers,​ and wholesalers to sell alcohol to other liquor licensees.

    This licence also allows winemakers, brewers and distillers to conduct tastings (with or without charge), retail sales, and direct sales to the public at liquor industry shows and farmers' markets or fairs.

    Winemakers, brewers and distillers may also apply for a drink-on premises authorisation to sell alcohol for consumption on the premises in various settings.

    Trading hours

    Wholesalers can sell liquor by wholesale to other licensees at any time. They can also sell liquor to their employees and conduct tastings for customers at any time.

    Winemakers, brewers and distillers can sell their liquor products to other licensees at any time. They can also sell their liquor products to their employees and conduct tastings for customers at any time.

    Retail takeaway liquor sales by winemakers, brewers and distillers can only be made to the public during the following hours:
    • 5am to 11pm Monday to Saturday
    • 10am to 10pm Sunday.
     
    Extended trading hours are possible on a Sunday morning following a Community impact statement​​​​​​.​​

    How much does it cost?

    A producer/wholesaler licence costs $700.

    You must also pay an annual liquor​​ licence fee which takes into account your venue's trading hours if you obtain a drink on-premises authorisation..

    Read more about NSW's Annual liquor licence fee.​​

    More information ​

    Find out more about a producer/wholesaler licence from our 
    ​Read the standard licence conditions and requirements for a producer/wholesaler licence for:

    Next steps

    Apply ​online for a producer/wholesaler liquor licence at Service NSW.

    Get a producer/wholesaler liquor licence - application form (PDF, 346KB).

    Make your licence more flexible

    You can tailor a producer/wholesaler liquor licence to suit your business needs by also applying for relevant licence authorisations and exemptions:​