Senior Alcohol Beverage Counsel; Dickenson, Peatman & Fogarty
Bahaneh Hobel is Senior Alcohol Beverage Counsel at Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty. Bahaneh’s practice focuses exclusively on all aspects of alcohol beverage law and regulation for wineries, breweries, distilled spirits plants, importers, wholesalers and retailers. Bahaneh’s areas of expertise include state and federal licensing, tied house laws, state and federal labeling regulations and approvals, changes in control and winery/brewery/distillery sales, franchise laws, distribution agreements, winemaker agreements, trade practices including advertising, sponsorships and special events, celebrity brands, festivals, third party marketing, contests and sweepstakes and direct shipping laws. Bahaneh has worked extensively with state and federal alcoholic beverage agencies throughout the U.S, including the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Alcohol & Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Bahaneh is also co-owner of Hobel Wines, a small winery named as one of “8 Impressive New Faces from California” by Wine Spectator in 2012.