18B-306. Making wines and malt beverages for private use.

(a) Authority. - An individual may make, possess, and transport wines and malt beverages for the individual's own use, the use of the individual's family and guests, or the use at organized affairs, exhibitions, or competitions. For purposes of this section, the term "organized affairs, exhibitions, or competitions" includes homemaker's contests, tastings, and judgings.

(b) Selling Prohibited. - Wines and malt beverages made pursuant to this section may not be sold or offered for sale.

(c) Kits. - Wine kits and malt beverage kits may be sold in this State.

(d) Permit. - No ABC permit is required to make wines or malt beverages pursuant to this section. (1971, c. 872, s. 1; 1973, c. 1218; 1981, c. 412, s. 2; c. 747, s. 43; 1985, c. 114, s. 6; 2017-87, s. 10.)