Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

21-4-18 Sealing and Removal of Open Wine Bottles From a Restaurant

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Chapter, a restaurant licensed to sell alcoholic liquor in this County may permit a patron to remove one unsealed and partially consumed bottle of wine for off-premise consumption provided that the patron has purchased a meal and consumed a portion of the bottle of wine with the meal on the restaurant premises.  A partially consumed bottle of wine that is to be removed from the premises pursuant to this Section shall be securely sealed by the licensee or an agent of the licensee prior to removal from the premises and placed in a transparent one-time use tamper-proof bag.  The licensee or agent of the licensee shall provide a dated receipt for the bottle of wine to the patron.  Pursuant to 235 ILCS 5/6-33, wine that is resealed in accordance with the provisions of this Section and not tampered with and transported in accordance with the restrictions of subsections (a) and (b) of Section 11-502 of the Illinois Vehicle Code shall not be deemed to violate Section 11-502 of the Illinois Vehicle Code. 

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