(1) As used in this section:

Terms Used In Oregon Statutes 471.737

(a) ‘Stock keeping unit’ means a product that is assigned a specific identification code, which states the type, size, brand or other inventory tracking information for the product.

(b) ‘Vermouth’ means fortified wine that is flavored with botanicals.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 471.230, a distillery retail outlet agent appointed under ORS 471.230 or a store established under ORS 471.750 may sell vermouth at retail for off-premises consumption as provided under this section without holding an off-premises sales license. Vermouth sold under this section must be in factory-sealed containers. A distillery retail outlet agent or store may not offer more than 20 stock keeping units of vermouth for sale under this section.

(3) A distillery retail outlet agent may sell vermouth under this section at the licensed premises of the distillery or at a location described in ORS 471.230 (2) where the agent offers tastings.

(4) Except as provided in this section, vermouth sales under this section are subject to the restrictions and requirements imposed under this chapter and Oregon Liquor Control Commission rules for retail sales of wine by an off-premises sales licensee. [2017 c.31 § 2]