Domestic Supplier T&C's

Terms & Conditions – DOMESTIC SUPPLIERS

Below are the terms and conditions of this Purchase Order or Purchase Agreement. No alternative terms are acceptable, and changes render the order(s) invalid. In compliance with US alcoholic beverage laws, this purchase order is being issued by Lionstone International.

Upon receipt of this Purchase Order/Agreement, return the signed Purchase Order via email to & Purchase Agreement to as confirmation no later than 3 business days after receipt. Please advise of any discrepancies that may occur in the merchandise description, price, or delivery date prior to Collection Date.


Marketing Info and Samples (for each reservation):

Please fill a brief questionnaire of product information for marketing purposes:

Click for Marketing Information Request

When wine is bottled, please send three sample bottles of the finished product with courier to the following address:
SLJ Group Lionstone International
Attention: SAMPLES

18 Marshall St
Norwalk, CT 06854
Tel: 847-247-8755 ext. 6088
Tracking number is to be emailed to:

Shipping Logistics:

Please have goods ready for collection/shipping by Lionstone’s freight forwarder on or before the Collection Date listed on the Purchase order. Supplier is to ship no products other than those listed on the PO unless otherwise approved in writing. Please make sure that the pallets are evenly distributed in the container. Unevenly loaded cargo could cause additional handling and damages resulting in fines and penalties.

Packing and Loading Instructions:

Any charges and/or penalties cause by the supplier withheld and/or incorrect information will be the responsibility of the vendor.

  • Load the wine with the corks up in cartons with dividers
  • Ensure labels on the bottle are dry prior to packing the cases
  • Seal Cases with a single strip of tape and not glue
  • Mark cases with Product Name, Vintage, Product Code (IC Code), Case Barcode, Case Pack
  • Quantity and Country of Origin
  • Use Grade A pallets only
  • Tightly shrink wrap pallets to prevent any damage with at least 3 layers of shrink wrap
  • Provide the freight forwarder with BOL and Packing list for each load

Invoicing & Documents:

Upon collection of merchandise, email the invoice to Lionstone at and no later than 3 business days after collection of merchandise. Each load/shipment must have its own separate invoice. The following must be listed on the invoice:

1. Item Number & Description
2. Total carton/case count
3. Number of bottles per carton/case
4. Total bottles per shipment
5. Bottle volume (ml)
6. Type of wine (white, red, sparkling, etc.)
7. Alcohol % by volume
8. Producer (company name), address, phone number 9. Suppliers FDA registration number
10. Country of origin

**Important - Please ensure that winery is registered with the Food and Drug Administration per mandatory U.S. regulations. You can register your facility at the website if this has not been done previously. The registration is straightforward, and you will receive a registration number immediately.**

A full Requirements for our Partners including Contact Information can be found here:

Click here for Vendor Compliance Guidelines (Updated 2022)


Listed below is the Compliance Packet for this order. Each item has very important instructions and information necessary for making the product(s) compliant within US State and Federal regulations. All compliance material is to be returned via email to Lionstone’s compliance team within 14 days of receipt of reservation.

Note that Lionstone’s compliance department must approve ALL Product Labels before printing.

Compliance Team email : Compliance Packet (click the blue link to view the document)

An overview of materials needed within 14 days of the reservation date.

Our Appointment Letter template to be used on Supplier’s Letterhead.

Ohio information for NRD permit & brand registration appointing Lionstone International as the wholesaler.

Our guide and template for US Back Labels outlining the preferred placement of EAN13 Barcode and Product Code.