Wine law; application for a special permit

In the case of wine law products that do not comply with prescribed minimum or maximum values or designation requirements, an exemption may be requested in certain cases.



The deviation from the applicable regulations must be minor and the composition of the product must be harmless to health. In addition, there must be a particular undue hardship.


An informal application must be submitted to the appropriate government.

Special notes

Application for exemption can be made and decided together with application for official test number.




Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.

  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide: Formloser Antrag (mit Unterschrift)
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    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.


  • Depending on the quantity of wine affected and the severity of the deviation, from EUR 25 to EUR 500.
    In addition, there are the expenses for any necessary investigations by the Bavarian State Office for Health and Food Safety.


Opposition and action for annulment


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