WVC 60 - 8 - 1
§60-8-1. Construction and application of article.
(a) Every supplier must use a distributor to distribute wine
for retail sale in this state, except for such sales that occur by
wineries, farm wineries or suppliers holding a direct shipper's
license or farm wineries holding a multicapacity farm winery
license. The provisions of Part II of this article shall have
general application to the distribution and retail sale of wine in
this state. The provisions of Part III of this article shall
relate solely to the distribution and the regulation of suppliers
and distributors of such wines as may be permitted to be sold at
retail pursuant to the provisions of this article. The provisions
of Part IV of this article shall relate solely to the retail sale
of wine in grocery stores as the term "grocery store" is defined in
this article and the retail sale of wine in wine specialty shops as
defined in this article. In the event of any inconsistency of any
provisions of Part II and the provisions of either Part III or Part
IV of this article, the provisions of either Part III or Part IV
shall prevail to the extent of such inconsistency.
(b) In the event of any inconsistency between any of the
provisions of this article and provisions of any other article of
this chapter or of this code, the provisions of this article shall
prevail to the extent of any such inconsistency.
(c) To the extent the provisions of this chapter exclusive of
this article may be given application without creating an
inconsistency with the provisions of this article, the provisions of this chapter, exclusive of this article, shall apply to the same
extent as if this article did not exist.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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