The KC Branch Firm represents grape growers & wineries who face high risk exposure & unpredictable results.
We protect and attack on behalf of wineries, distributors, retailers & collectors in this highly regulated industry to avoid unnecessary interference by government agencies. We provide grape growers, processors, and wholesalers with legal services to ensure their contracts provide for timely/collectible payments, appropriately regulate the growing, production & distribution practices, provide compensation for use of the vineyard's name & streamline the dispute process. We also aggressively contest development restrictions & petition the TTB regarding American Viticultural Areas.
The K C Branch Firm remains ready to prevent risk exposure as well as attack, defend, consult upon & provide expert witness testimony in administrative, civil, family & criminal wine law.sparkling wine law - champagne law - sake law
In our sparkling winelaw practice, the KC Branch Firms works with wineries to establish their own méthode traditionnelle facilities as well as negotiate with third party facilties who can either create the sparkling wine from California grapes, or in the alternative simply add the dosage & provide secondary fermentation facilities.
In our Champagne law practice, the KC Branch Firm works with importers, owners & sellers of boutique and large house vintage champagne from France. We counsel on COLAS, customs clearing & sales to wholesalers, retailers & consumers in the United States as well as obtaining available permits & licenses.
In our Sake law practice, the KC Branch Firm works with importers, manufacturers, & distrubitors of Sake/Rice Wine. The KC Branch Firm advises on the production requirements for this wine that must be made from rice at a brewery.