North Carolina has a three-tier system in place that requires the company (supplier) wishing to sell products in North Carolina (first tier) to sell and ship only to wholesalers (second tier) in this State. The wholesalers may sell only to retailers (third tier) or other wholesalers. Please select one of the following product categories to view the statutes and information regarding distribution:
For additional information please refer to Wine Distribution Agreements, Article 12, Chapter 18B, Section 1200 and Beer Franchise Laws , Article 13, Chapter 18B, Section 1300.
For questions regarding the distribution process, please contact us.