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WINERIES — all operations


This classification applies to the production of wine and champagne.

This classification includes employees who provide tours of the winery operations.

Retail stores, wine tasting rooms and restaurant or tavern operations shall be separately classified in accordance with the provisions of the Multiple Enterprises rule.

The production of distilled spirits shall be classified as 2142(2), Distilling.

The manufacture of vinegar shall be classified as 2142(3), Vinegar Mfg.

Employers engaged in the blending and bottling of purchased wines shall be classified as 8041, Stores — wine or spirits.

Bottle manufacturing shall be separately classified.

Growing or harvesting, including field packing of crops, shall be assigned to the applicable Farms Industry Group classification.

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WINERIES — all operations

Bottle manufacturing shall be separately classified.

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