What are the legal hours of sale for alcoholic beverages?
Package stores with ABC permits may only open for business from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m, Monday through Saturday. Package stores are not allowed Sunday sales and cannot open on Christmas Day.
Can I make homemade wine and beer?
Mississippi law provides that a person may make homemade wine for domestic or household uses only. Homemade wine cannot be sold. Wine is defined as a product obtained from the alcoholic fermentation of the juice of sound, ripe grapes, fruits or berries and made in accordance with the revenue laws of the United States.
Mississippi law does not allow someone to make beer or other malt products; and the law does not allow someone to make intoxicating or spirituous liquors. Homemade wine does not include any alcohol product made by distillation which is distilled spirits or hard liquor.
ABC on-premises permittees may make sales of alcoholic beverages at the permitted location between 10:00 a.m. and midnight, Monday through Saturday. Sales after midnight and Sunday sales by on-premises permittees may only occur if the hours for sale have been extended by the Department of Revenue.
ABC on-premises permittees in areas that have been granted resort status by the Department of Revenue are exempt from the above hours-of-operation restrictions. Package stores in resort areas are not exempt from the hours of operation above.