SET UP A BONDED WAREHOUSE IN FRANCE
Would you like to produce, process or hold alcohols, intermediate products, sparkling or still wines or any other fermented beverages or beers, then you must obtain a legal authorization and become an "approval warehouse keeper".
This approval is issued by the competent customs office, according to the place where the goods are stored;
A complete application must be filed and then forwarded to the said office and the excise department with territorial jurisdiction, jointly with some documents;
Many information must be provided, such as the lease or title to the warehouse in which the goods will be stored, the company's articles of association - which must expressly provide for the activity relating to regulated products, the latest balance sheets, the stock accounting model to be kept.
Furthermore, a guarantee (for instance a bank guarantee) could be also
requested, and this amount will be fixed by the customs office according to the volumes foreseen and the degree of alcohol stored;