How to Start Liquor Dealership Business

Love for quality wine and people’s interest to taste something unique always keep them coming into the liquor shops. The demand of wine has grown so much so that one starting liquor dealership business always finds it rewarding option.

Most fascinating aspect is that as a dealer of liquor business you would come to know about the best kinds of wines and will keep yourself engaged with this activity due to incessant demand.

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Time hardly matters when people flock into groups and join in liquor shops for quality wine. What makes starting liquor dealership business highly lucrative business option? Compare this business with others to find out reason behind this immense popularity. You are made aware of the fact that other industries may have fluctuations due to peak and down market trends but you don’t see such fluctuation in liquor dealership for the whole year. People keep coming to you for quality wines and nothing gets affected as your business grows constantly.

Dealership Plan

As an owner of liquor dealership business you must focus upon some crucial factors that include your goal to get benefit, from where and how to start the dealership, selection of location from where your liquor store will operate and last but not the least involving some of the franchises to further expand the business. Above mentioned factors are deriving forces which guide you to mould liquor dealership business plan. Secondly you have to look into target group too. You are approached by retailers (in some cases wholesalers as well) and individuals. All of them must be entertained with best guidance. The brand much in demand has to be procured and made available in the stock.

Ensure that your staffs are well trained in dealership of liquor. Ask them to take guidance from the experienced trainers. They should know each and every step to be taken for running such business successfully. One having prior training in this area will be of best use. Though it is often ignored but establishing an optimistic mindset works like a vital player to turn liquor dealership truly rewarding like it does in many other business opportunities.

Team Management

Even if you recruit a team of experienced workers to run a liquor dealership business you may face difficulty in running it if spirit of team management lacks in them and you haven’t attempted anything special. Determination and willingness to work for best result brings lots of avenues. Such is the case with liquor dealership in which you have much to explore.

Take care of various parties associated with the team – wine suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and et al. This list is incomplete. As a dealer you have to remain extra cautious and keep the team well engaged with better team spirit. Make your liquor dealership business truly rewarding.

167 Comments

  • Shaul Nagawkar said on March 19, 2011
    Mumbai,india will be the place to initiate the dealership. what are your guidelines , pls send me the complete know how on the same
  • Soubitro Banerjee said on August 27, 2011
    Hi, I want to know what are formalities that I have to clear to open a FL dealership and also how to apply for the Trade License of it. If possible please send me in details the step from the starting to the end
  • prem said on October 11, 2011
    Dear Sir, we want to start liquor dealership business in Ratnagiri , maharastra, please give us detail guidelines for opening liquor dealership business at ratnagiri, maharastra. thanks
  • suri ravula said on October 31, 2011
    i want to start new dealership in srikakulam and vizag so that i need full details of dealership, so can you give full details
  • karthik said on October 31, 2011
    Dear sir, i want to start a liquor dealership business in visakhapatnam, andhrapradesh after six years.so can u give me the detailed information about it please...
  • maniendar said on December 1, 2011
    Dear Sir, This is Maniendar from Bangalore Please let me no details information of oping in the Liquor Dealership in bangalore waiting for u good reply Sir manishetty2003@gmail.com
  • Vinod Biranje said on January 30, 2012
    Hi! I am vinod staying in south goa, i am planing to start a small business of liquor dealership to all retailers and wine stores. but i am new in this field so ,i would like some guidance from side . Waiting for your reply. thanking you, Vinod
  • pavan said on February 23, 2012
    hi,i am pavan staying in chennai, i want to start liquor dealership,can any one tell the details.
  • nitin khanna said on March 21, 2012
    I want to start the full dealership business of alcohol shop so pls give me the details....
  • Shawn said on August 4, 2012
    hi i need your help on basic start up steps and requirements for a full scale liquor dealership for north Goa area (India).
  • D.MADAN MOHAN said on August 9, 2012
    sir, i am very much interested to take liquor dealership in andhra prdesh please tell me how to start business. i cant know any basis information.
  • Neeraj Karve said on August 21, 2012
    Hi, i am Neeraj ,i would like to start the business in liquor at Pune , maharashtra. I wants to open the shop where i can sale of bear and wine only. As my one of friend having winery factory so he is getting the license and he ask me to start the business on that license base. As per he told to me that license renewal charges is rs. 1k p.a. So pl ensure me abt this amt and also tell me the profit ratio behind 1 beer bottle. So that's help me to think abt this business. And also provide me the guidance on other aspects. thanking you Neeraj
  • Saurabh Mathur said on October 22, 2012
    Hello, I am looking at opportunities in opening a liquor store in Pune, Maharashtra. Please let me know of the details that follow after you obtain a liquor license to sell. Do I need another license to open a shop? i'm guessing trade license or commercial shop license. What are the government rules in place for a liquor store? Do you have any numbers as to what liquor shops in pune make annually? etc..etc. The more details provided, the better. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you Saurabh
  • SRITHAR S said on November 8, 2012
    HELLO, This is SRITHAR FROM MUMBAI, I AM THINKING OF OPENING A PROMOTION COMPANY FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES I JUST HAD ONE QUERY , DO WE REQUIRE A DISTRIBUTORS LICENSE TO PROMOTE AND SELL ALCOHOL ACTING AS A INTERMEDIATE BETWEEN MANUFACTURER AND RETAILER HELPING THE SALES FIGURE FOR MANUFACTURER ??? IF YES, HOW MUCH DOES IT COST FOR MAHARASHTRA STATE.... PLEASE LET ME KNOW AT THE EARLIEST
  • Sharath said on December 2, 2012
    Hi, What would be the investment and profile criteria for taking up Liquor distribution for the State of Andhra Pradesh. Kindly provide us with Details. Mancherial, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Suraj said on December 3, 2012
    Hello its me suraj, i wanna open small liquor dealership and retailing business in butwAl nepal. i kindly request you to provide the information and idea about it.
  • Amol said on December 10, 2012
    hello, Myself amol from pune maharastra. i am interested in becoming imported wine distributor in pune. can you please help me by replying what is the procedure to start the business? what license do I need to apply for and what is the fee for license? would appreciate if you could give me some idea about how much commission I can get into distributing imported wine to wholesalers or retailers ???
  • nirmala said on January 17, 2013
    Hi can you help me to know for wine distributor license what are the producers, what license it is. how much time it take & fund required for it. thanks.
  • enibe johnpaul said on January 19, 2013
    Sir my name is johnpaul I am a nigerian I want to open a liquor business here in nigera. pls sir I need you advice and ideal on how to run it profitably.
  • tanay pyne said on January 20, 2013
    I want to start the full dealership business of alcohol in kolkata, so pls give me the details....
  • vikash kr. singh said on February 13, 2013
    Sir, I want to start a liquor dealership business in kolkata plz give me the full details
  • vinod said on February 17, 2013
    Hello, I am looking at opportunities in opening a liquor store in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. Please let me know of the details that follow after you obtain a liquor license to sell. Do I need another license to open a shop? i'm guessing trade license or commercial shop license. What are the government rules in place for a liquor store? Can a wholesaler sell to retailers. Will this entail any violation of govt regulation. What about sale to Liquor Bar and Restaurant. Is it permitted or does it take special licensees. What is the general margins in the business.
  • Ramesh Timilsena said on February 25, 2013
    dear sir, I want to start a dealership business of liquor in pokhara plz send me the details opening procedure
  • Pawan said on February 26, 2013
    Hi, i am looking forward to start my liquor /wine shop in pune,maharashtra . I am looking for a fruitful reply regarding same. Thank you
  • Sujoy Majumder said on March 20, 2013
    Hi, I want to start my liquor business in kolkata, what is the process for taking license.
  • dhananjay patil said on March 21, 2013
    hello, i want to start my liquor business in maharashtra, what is the process for taking license. plz send me the details on my email.
  • nitin said on March 25, 2013
    I got land in main road of our own I would like to start wholesaler business in Karnataka hubli. Thank you
  • Supram bharati said on March 26, 2013
    Mirik bazar. Darjeeling, west bengal, india. Procedure for opening a liquor dealership
  • Sunil said on April 1, 2013
    I want india made foreign liquor and indian liquor trading/ retail shop, so please inform me that what kind of licenses n certificates required for this fl n il retail shop license?
  • gulu said on April 6, 2013
    hi i like to open liquor and wine store in ny u.s.a in long island which zip code is 11704 give me some advice and how to start up. thank you.
  • satya said on April 19, 2013
    hello i want to start a liquor dealership in vaizag and chattishgadh bhilai so pls tell me all formality step by step, also what are the ways to get trade license for liquor dealership.
  • Rajesh said on April 27, 2013
    Dear Sir, we want to start liquor dealership business in Kukanur, Karnataka, please give us detail guidelines for opening liquor dealership business at Newly announced the Kukarnu Taluka in Koppal District, Karnataka state. Thanking you,
  • ranjit chavan said on April 30, 2013
    Hi, I'm interested to start liquor dealership/shop in pune lohegaon/kharadi area. Please guide me. regards, ranjit chavan, 9922339986
  • Pratip said on May 9, 2013
    Sir, I want to start liquor dealership business in Raghunathganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal. I want to know what are formalities that I have to clear to open a liquor dealership and also how to apply for the Trade License of this. Please give me complete way to success .. Thanks and regards by Pratip Kumar Das. Raghunathganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal.
  • shovan rout said on May 10, 2013
    Hi I am shovan. I am interested to start a liquor/wine business in sagar. Dist-south 24pgs. what is the process for taking license. please guide me. Regards, shovan rout, 9002110713.
  • samiran kumar said on May 10, 2013
    hi, I am samiran kumar. I am interested to start liquor/wine business in Sagar. Dist-south24pgs ,westbengal. what is the process for taking license. please guide me.Regards, samiran kumar.9851730967
  • Sudip Kumar said on May 12, 2013
    sir, I want to start a liquor dealership business in Purulia, West Bengal. please help me for knowing about the process for establishing the business
  • Raviji Thakur said on May 26, 2013
    We are importers for Liquor and other Beverages Please send me email or call me for further details of Liquor business and distribution if interested 0-9699-720-142 sribluevirginn at gmail dot com
  • r.gopal said on June 6, 2013
    sir i am looking liquor at Chennai so please help me how to get the dealership my investment is 50L
  • r umamahesh said on June 24, 2013
    Hi I am managing director of sri shakti distilleries pvt ltd and i am searching for distributors to promote my brands in Andhra Pradesh . we have three range of brands 1. cheap liquor 2. premium 3. scotch persons interested and can invest please contact 08978696677 great business and great income
  • ravikumar said on June 28, 2013
    Hi all of you, I am planing to import foreign made liquor. Those who are interested in state wise dealership don't hesitate to contact me with your previous experience, investment details. i am from chennai-tamilnadu-india. 09080601456.
  • CBNaik said on July 1, 2013
    Hi! I am C Naik staying in goa, i am planing to start a small business of liquor dealership to all retailers and wine stores. but i am new in this field so , i would like to have some guidance regarding minimum investment/who are the Approving authority/Financer in any/other terms and condition/eligibility considering I do not have any experience of retail business. Waiting for your reply. thanking you, C Naik
  • Jayanta Mondal said on August 8, 2013
    sir, I want open a wine shop. So please help me. azimganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal.
  • rammy said on August 21, 2013
    i want to start export & import business in andhra pradesh. anybody can give suggestion to me, how to start?
  • Subhankar Dey said on August 23, 2013
    How much indian rupees i need to invest in wine distributorship business?
  • TANMAY BISWAS said on August 23, 2013
    DEAR SIR, I want to start FL dealership in Tehatta in the district of Nadia in West Bengal. Please let me know how to begin it.
  • prakash kumar said on August 30, 2013
    Sir, i want to liquor dealership to all retailers and wine store. But i am new in this business. so give me how can give dealership in angul, odisha.
  • ravistephen said on September 16, 2013
    Dear SIR, We would like to have IFL dealership in india and particularly in Chennai . Kindly suggest me how to apply for Trade license and other excise formalities. Would be grateful upon receipt of your valuable response ASAP. Regards Ravi stephen & VP Mohan
  • Sanjay said on September 22, 2013
    Hi, we are looking to import wine into Bengal. Distribute it to all the metro cities for a start. The legal hazards and licensing is quite an issue. Would you be able to give us a clear idea about the procedures on all legal aspects. Thanks in advance for your support. Regards Sanjay.
  • sachin said on October 7, 2013
    hi, i want fl dealership or a wine shop license to start in my city rahata
  • ASIM BARAI said on October 21, 2013
    Hi, i am asim barai ,i am interested to start liquor/wine business in nadia ,west bengal. what is the process for taking license. please guide me .Regards, Asim Barai.8798370804
  • durga prasad said on November 13, 2013
    Hi! I am prasad staying in east godhavari district andhra pradesh, i am interested in business of liquor, beer, wine, so plz tel me the details about dealership and all retailers and wine stores. address but i am new in this field so , i would like to have some guidance regarding minimum investment/who are the Approving. authority/license, Financer in any/other terms and condition/eligibility considering I do not have any experience of this business. Waiting for your reply. thanking you 08885350350,durgaprasadrudra@gmail.com
  • Dhiraj Singh said on November 19, 2013
    Dear Sir, we want to start liquor dealership business in birlapur , west bengal, please give us detail guidelines for opening liquor dealership business at birlapur, west bengal,24 pgs(south). thanks
  • yogesh said on November 24, 2013
    I want to start liquor distributorship in thane area. Pls provide me the required details.
  • b k jain said on November 25, 2013
    I would like to start liquor distributorship in kolkata, west bengal. Kindly guide me in this regard for which I shall be grateful to you. thanks
  • tushar survase said on December 7, 2013
    Dear Sir, I want to know what are formalities that I have to clear to open a FL dealership and also how to apply for the Trade License of it. If possible please send me in details the step from the starting to the end . Please let me know th investment as well..
  • shankar kala said on December 11, 2013
    Hi, I am shankar from east godavari district, andhra pradesh, india. we are the retailers of the liquor from the last 10 years we know the every retailer of east goadavari district, andhra pradesh(india). under my retailer shop we are having 20 retail shops which works on our word. we are looking for the middlemen opportunity in andhra pradesh and we are also having the friendly contacts with other districts retailers of andhra pradesh also. please give us a chance, we will reach your targets before time period beyond your expectations with our experienced team. KINDLY HELP US. thanking you sir, mob no: +91-9573385777. mail id: shankar4u777@gmail.com. Regards, Shankar kala
  • kedar krishna bhnanage said on December 13, 2013
    hi sir, i am kedar Krishna bhanage from small town modnimb tal : madha dist: solapuur in Maharashtra i will start business so u send the details my mail and u contact me +919850998449/+919970993947, your faithful. kedar bhanage
  • Nikhil naikare said on December 18, 2013
    hi, my name is nikhil naiakre from mumbai .. i want to start liquor dealership or distributorship of liquor business .. please help me or suggest me ... how to start ? an what are the requirements for this ..? contact no - 9870069362
  • deepak said on January 5, 2014
    sir, I want to open a wine shop. So please help me
  • vishal satish bhongle said on January 10, 2014
    i want to open a wine shop - 9822129755 / 9850507455
  • arun ku banchhor said on January 10, 2014
    dear sir, i want to know what are the formalities that i have to clear to open a foreign liquor dealership and also how to apply for trade license of it. if possible please send me in details step from starting to the end. please let me know the investment as-well....contact me 08984818159
  • D.Dutta said on January 12, 2014
    Hi, I would like to know what are the formalities that is required to open a foreign liquor shop (Off Line)and also how to apply for trade license of it in W.Bengal. Please send me the process step by step. Please let me know the investment as-well
  • Govindaraju Raju said on January 16, 2014
    Dear sir i am interested to open new liquor shop at doddaballapur bangalore rural district please advice me thanking u Govindaraju
  • Prasanta Debnath said on January 30, 2014
    dear sir, i want to know what are the formalities that i have to clear to open a foreign liquor dealership in Murshidabad district (Berhampore) and also how to apply for trade license of it. if possible please send me in details step from starting to the end. please let me know the investment as-well....contact me 8001050392
  • g.k.prasad yadav said on February 20, 2014
    dear sir, i want to know about the liquor dealership details i want dealership location in the andhrapradesh(ap), Krishna district,gudivada, please provide the details thanking u prasad.g
  • Vikas said on March 3, 2014
    Hi, If anyone looking for FL2 & CL3 license for Pune (Maharashtra) can mail me direct vkinfoline@gmail.com Thanks,
  • tanmoy chakraborty said on March 3, 2014
    Dear sir i am interested to open new liquor shop at mawa, p.s-kharagpur(l), dist-paschim medinipurin west bengal. please advice me thanking details for how to apply for trade license of it.
  • KR manohar said on March 24, 2014
    dear sir, i want to know about the liquor dealership details i want dealership location in the andhrapradesh(ap), kurnool district yemmiganur please provide the details thanking u prasad. how can i get the dealership
  • abhijit sen said on March 24, 2014
    how to open a wholesale wine business at - purulia W.B. INDIA
  • Anup said on March 31, 2014
    hello i am anup, and i want your guidance in obtaining a liquor dealership in kolkata, India. How much initial capital do i need? Eligibility and all other useful information. Thank you.
  • Rajendra Thakkar said on April 18, 2014
    i am looking for consultant to start retails liquor store in north mumbai district, if any one interested please contact @ mob : 09699929091 or Email me : consultant.rajendra@gmail.com on ASAP basis. Thanks & Regards
  • SUBIR PARUI said on April 24, 2014
    we want to start liquor dealership business, please give us detail guidelines for opening liquor dealership business at falta. thanks
  • HIMADRI said on April 26, 2014
    Hi, Everybody, Who are interested to open Wine/Liquor/Beer Distributorship in Delhi, Mumbai or Kolkata & think you have enough Fund for the Distributorship, Kindly mail me to mention Email ID, himadri1976@gmail.com, Only serious & financially able person can email me. Consultation Fee's applicable.
  • kapil Tiwari said on May 14, 2014
    Hi Sir, I Want to Start Liquor Dealership in Amethi (U.P.) please give me a every details for start this business. Thanking You.
  • Suvendu Biswas said on May 24, 2014
    Hi, i am Suvendu Biswas. I want to Dealership of liquor. plz help me...
  • DINESH RATHOD said on June 2, 2014
    i want to start wine & beer business in maharashtra, please give me details of procedure of wine license, location is Boisar, Thane, Maharashtra
  • Narayanaswamy said on June 19, 2014
    want to start liquor business in Andrapradesh, please give me details of procedure of license, location is Tirupati, Andra
  • y.chandra sekhar said on June 20, 2014
    Hi sir, thanks for ur helping. i am chandrasekhar. i am planning for dealership in andhra pradesh. visakhapatnam in depot 2 branch. can u plz explain me about how to approach and how much funds i need to pay for dealership in visakhapatnam city depot 2 branch. nearly it covers 250 wine shops all around depot 2.. thank you so much for ur kind helpfulness....
  • Raghuveer singh said on June 23, 2014
    Dear sir my name is Raghuveer Singh I want Dealership of liquor in goa madgoan . my shop name is karni wines wholesale and relate counter in g 6 mungal regidency mungal Colva road madgoan goa Thanks & Regards
  • sandeep k wagh said on June 27, 2014
    sir my name is sandeep i want to start any lower price of liquor dealership in ahmed nagar Maharashtra
  • Tarun Das said on July 16, 2014
    Hi, This is Tarun Das. i want to know the process to get an dealership of liquor in howrah, west bengal.
  • Pradip Kumar said on July 23, 2014
    please inform me about rules and regulations about storage, Distributorship & whole selling Alcohol, Wine, & other Alcoholic products in state of Maharashtra, procuring from importer in Mumbai,India
  • saptaparna chowdhury said on August 2, 2014
    Dear sir, I want to start a liquor dealership business in midnapore(west bengal), so pls give me the details.ph no 9434934292
  • t saha said on August 5, 2014
    my name is t saha. i want to take liquor dealership at kolkata at bowbazar area. anyone have idea about the about rules and regulations about storage, Distributorship & whole selling Alcohol, Wine, & other Alcoholic products. please give me details of procedure of wine license. my no is 9831316225
  • Niranjan panta said on August 17, 2014
    hello, i want to open liquor dealership in kathmandu nepal. if you have any idea or help then please i really want to have that. niranjan panta. +9779849211208 +9779813951302
  • sandip das said on August 26, 2014
    want to start liquor business in Haldia-purba medinipur-west bengal, please give me details of procedure of license. My nmbr is 8101635414
  • chiranjit Biswas said on September 6, 2014
    Sir I want to open a foreign liquor on shop at barasat please guide me to obtain a trade license regarding my business.
  • divs said on September 21, 2014
    Hello.. I am interested for this business. .gv me detail abt this business. Wht abt amount...want 2 start in goa..is it safe?? Even tell me safe for this business.
  • Basudeb said on October 11, 2014
    Hi, Want to start a small retail Indian Made foreign Liquor shop(AMFL) in the highway of NH-2, Panagarh area of West Bengal. Need the guidance on the process, cost and the time involved in procurement of the License. Need immediate suggestion. Regards Basudeb
  • Shankar yadav said on November 29, 2014
    i want to open fl wine shop in kharagpur west bengal pls send information how to apply
  • SONNE GOWDA M said on December 7, 2014
    Hello sir, I have planned to import foreign wines and distribute in Bengaluru. What are the required licenses and documents from excise department of Karnataka. I'm a fresher in this field please guide me. Thank you
  • madhab yadav said on December 16, 2014
    hi sir, i want to open liquor shop in kolkata near airport area and to get dealership license of it how much cost ,time it will take to run it and what is the process of it these days. pls give proper guidelines to me. thank you.
  • joy ash said on December 19, 2014
    i want to start foreign liquor dealership in howrah. plz send information how to apply.
  • Ravi Kumar said on December 22, 2014
    I am Ravi Kumar looking to open a wine shop. Kindly let me know the process how to do, whom to approach, procedure ec. Kindly let me know the details please.
  • Prasad said on December 30, 2014
    Dear Sir: I am planning to start a Beer shop in Ratnagiri. Please send me details on suppliers, License. Thank you
  • j prsanna kumar said on January 2, 2015
    in guntur district i want liquor distribution ship. prasanna kumar 9912492061
  • Mallikarjun Reddy said on January 8, 2015
    Hi sir, I want to start wine dealership, please help me how to start, how much funds required, procedures and other respective. I am looking in telangana region.
  • P Maiti said on January 11, 2015
    Dear Sir, This is P. Maiti from Mahishadal, purba Medinipur,West Bengal, I want to know what is the criteria require for take a new 50 deg UP FL ON and/or OFF shop License at my native area, I waiting for your better suggestion. Regards, P Maiti, West Bengal
  • Tushar mondal said on January 23, 2015
    Dear sir, I want to start a liquor dealership business in south 24 parganas(west bengal), so pls give me the details. Regards Tushar mondal

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