Callahan Compliance provides full spectrum alcoholic beverage compliance with outstanding client service and support. Our goal is to help our clients put the correct regulatory channels into place, enabling them to concentrate on creating their products and generating revenue.


We offer new winery start-up services and existing business compliance consulting across federal and state laws and regulations. All contracts include confidentiality agreements as well as licensed and bonded notary services.


Our company is in constant contact with various federal and state liquor agencies so we stay up-to-date regarding ever-changing state, federal and international regulations.


We promise to take the hardship out of compliance by delivering reliable and competent client services.


Callahan Compliance is a full-service agency specializing in all aspects of wine and spirits regulatory licensing and reporting.

We have over 35 years of combined experience in new and existing winery operations and compliance. Our number one goal is to assist in making sure your business is compliant by obtaining and maintaining direct-to-consumer, wholesale and winery operational documents, permits, and licenses.


  • New out-of-state licenses
  • Complete and submit applications
  • Shipping and tax accounts
  • License maintenance
    • Renewals
    • Updated company information
    • Reports- monthly/quarterly/annually
  • Surety Bonds
  • Certificates of Authority
  • Change brands and labels
    • Registrations
    • Renewals
  • Proposition 65 warning requirements
  • New facility filing
    • State and federal applications
  • Existing facilities
    • Premise, ownership, and principal changes 
    • Trade name changes and additions
    • Excise taxes and small producer credits
    • Federal label requirements (COLA)
  • Alternating proprietorship
  • Reporting
    • ABC Blender & Crush
    • TTB Excise tax returns
    • Winegrower Tax
  • Three-tier licensing
  • License and permit maintenance
    • Renewals
    • Reporting - monthly/quarterly/annual
    • Sales tax accounts
  • Distributor appointments and changes
  • Brand registrations
  • Price postings
  • Solicitors licenses
  • Salespeople permits

We navigate the complex world of interstate applications while building and managing a full license and permit infrastructure for our clients to sell and transport alcoholic beverages under their own entity.


Tim Callahan


Tim Callahan has been a consulting winemaker for over 25 years and currently has clients in Sonoma, Napa and Lake counties. His services include all aspects of production, from vineyard management to producing award-winning wines. Tim heads our operational reporting department, completing and filing all county, state and federal reports for the following agencies: Alcoholic Beverage Control, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, California State Board of Equalization and California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Toni Anderson-Callahan


Toni Anderson-Callahan has been working in the wine industry for 20 years and has been involved in all aspects of the business, from cellar work to sales. For the last 10 years, she has been the compliance manager for several premium and mid-sized wineries in both Sonoma and Napa Valley. Specializing in winery operations and state regulation she is proficient in all aspects of direct-to-consumer and wholesale compliance. Toni oversees all new state shipping and tax applications, license and permit maintenance as well as reporting.

(707) 490-4873

381 Arroyo Way

Sonoma, California 95476