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WVC 60 - 6 - 1 §60-6-1. When lawful to possess, use or serve alcoholic liquors.
The provisions of this chapter may not prevent:

(1) A person from keeping and possessing alcoholic liquors in his or her residence for the personal use of himself or herself, his or her family, his or her employee or his or her guests if the alcoholic liquors have been lawfully acquired by him or her;

(2) A person, his or her family, or employee from giving or serving such alcoholic liquors to guests in the residence, when the gift or service is not for the purpose of evading the provisions of this chapter;

(3) The holder of a winery or a farm winery license from serving complimentary samples of its wine in moderate quantities for tasting on the winery or the farm winery premises; and

(4) The holder of a distillery or a mini-distillery license from serving complimentary samples of its alcoholic liquor in moderate quantities for tasting on the distillery or the mini-distillery premises.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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