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Permit to Manufacture and / or Wholesale Alcoholic Beverages


State Liquor Authority

Businesses need the appropriate permit to manufacture or wholesale alcohol in New York State. Permits are issued by the New York State Liquor Authority.

Alcohol manufacturers include:
  • distilleries;
  • farm wineries;
  • microwineries;
  • cider producers;
  • breweries; and
  • microbreweries.
Contact the State Liquor Authority for more information on the requirements for each type of manufacturing facility.

Alcohol wholesalers include beer or cider wholesalers, liquor distributors / wholesalers, and wine wholesalers.

New York State Liquor Authority (SLA)

Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Zone 1
163 W 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
Phone (518) 474-3114
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