Compliance

Our extensive regulatory knowledge across every market we serve enables you to go to market quickly with a trusted partner to navigate the compliance nuances on your behalf.

MHW provides compliant market access to the United States, European Union, and the United Kingdom. In the United States, MHW is federally licensed to import and nationally distribute wine, spirits, beer, cider, and other alcohol products in the United States. We help brands and producers of any size or origin access all US states and territories through our state wholesale and out-of-state shipper permits. In addition, we facilitate compliant market access, labeling, and customers support throughout the European Union and the United Kingdom.

Our Integrated Compliance System (ICS) provides real-time updates on the compliance status of your products in each market you enter. As soon as you’re compliant to sell, you’ll know.

Our compliance capabilities include:

  • Labeling and standards of fill guidance for the United States and European Union
  • Multi-mandatory labeling guidance for the European Union
  • Step-by-step guidance on US TTB-required formula submissions
  • National label creation through a United States Federal Certificate of Label Approval (COLA)
  • State brand label registration where required throughout the United States
  • Control state guidance in the seventeen government-controlled United States markets
  • Trade practice advisory for events, tastings, and marketing
  • Navigation of franchise laws in applicable markets in the United States across wine, spirits, and beer
  • Beverage tax payment and reporting in all markets we serve
  • Importer transitions and consolidations, including COLA use up requirements
  • Expertise in Flavored Malt Beverages (FMBs) and Ready-to-Drink (RTD) beverages

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