WHO WE ARE
Interstate Licensing, Reporting and Consulting for the Wine and Spirit Industries
Elise Baril, owner of Baril Compliance Service, has been one of the country’s leading experts in wine and spirits compliance since 1988. We are located in Santa Rosa, California, the heart of the wine country.
Baril Compliance Service has a strong team of experts handling TTB and home-state licensing, 3 tier and direct to consumer compliance.
We take the time to explain the complexities and options to you and when you call, we’ll pick up the phone.
BARIL COMPLIANCE SERVICE PROFESSIONALS
Elise Baril is one of the country's leading experts in the field of out-of-state compliance since 1988. Elise loves compliance, she enjoys problem-solving and smoothing over the onerous business of compliance so that her clients can focus on making and selling their wines. She has lived in Sonoma County all her life, raised her two daughters here and dotes on her four grandchildren. Elise and her husband enjoy travel, camping, fishing and entertaining their friends at their home near Annadel State Park.
CHARITY BARIL SANEHOLTZ
Chief Operations Officer
Senior Compliance Specialist
Charity Saneholtz is our accounts receivable and payable specialist. Since 1998, Charity has worked for Baril Compliance Service handling all aspects of compliance and is the COO of the company. She is very involved in her children’s education. She is a life-long Sonoma County resident and enjoys adventures with her family and creative pursuits.
CA ABC and TTB Licensing Specialist
Teri Molini is our office administrator and our CA ABC and TTB licensing specialist. She has been working in the wine industry since 1989, handling all aspects of compliance from monthly reporting to licensing new businesses. She has managed multiple successful companies in the industry. She is a Notary Public and loves doing compliance. She and her husband have one daughter and two grandchildren, she’s actively involved in youth soccer and basketball and is an avid Golden State Warriors fan. Teri restored her dad’s 1970 El Camino and is a member of a local Hot Rod Club in Lake County where she lives. She has been with Baril Compliance Service since 2012.
ALYCE MARIE FERGUSON
Alyce Marie Ferguson handles licensing for direct to consumer licenses and renewals and is a Notary Public. Alyce Marie brings her love of learning, enthusiasm and sense of teamwork which are invaluable, as well as her talent in finding new ways to streamline the work. She creates beautiful drawings and ceramics in her free time. She has been with Baril Compliance Service since 2015.
Senior Compliance Specialist
Stephanie Meisse is the supervisor of the department that handles brand registration, distributor changes, price filings and monthly reports. She has a tremendous work ethic and her sense of humor and laughter keeps everyone happy! She has been with Baril Compliance Service since 2010.
Malynda Castor handles licensing and renewals for sales to 3-tier wholesalers. Her calm nature, managerial skills and precise attention to detail make her a perfect fit. She loves gemology and is expecting her first baby January 2020. She has been with Baril Compliance Service since 2017.
Pam Sotak handles licensing for 3-tier wholesale licenses. She has great attention to detail, is confident and a very quick learner. We love how fearless she is in taking on any project we give her—she exudes a ‘get her done’ attitude! She’s lived in Sonoma County since 1988. She has two children and she and her husband are avid sports fans. She has been with Baril Compliance Service since 2019.
Lorna Boylan brings with her 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, which requires great attention to detail as does compliance. She handles brand registrations, distributor changes, price filings and monthly reports. Lorna’s confidence and calm manner are great assets. She strives to make the difficulty of compliance be easy for our clients, and she’s a great team player. Lorna loves spending time with her family in the beautiful outdoors of Sonoma County. She loves cooking, painting and gardening. She has been with Baril Compliance Service since 2019.
KATHLEEN ANN SOUTHWORTH
Kathleen Ann Southworth has over 20 years of experience in the wine industry; in hospitality, direct to consumer and management. She handles brand registrations, distributor changes, price filings and monthly reports. Kathleen Ann’s easy going nature and confidence are very appreciated. She has a great sense of humor and loves to bring joy to the workplace. Kathleen Ann and her husband share their home with 2 Maine Coon cats. In addition to supporting the wine industry through compliance work, she also enjoys the recreational benefits of living in Sonoma County through wine tasting and taking in the scenic beauty of our wine country landscape. She has been with Baril Compliance Service since 2019.
Diane Cushman has 6 years of experience in the wine industry, doing production compliance. She handles brand registrations, distributor changes, price filings and monthly reports. Diane is great at helping out wherever needed and is a wonderful team player. Diane’s a movie buff and enjoys spending time with her dog. She has been with Baril Compliance Service since 2018.
Compliance is a part of the business where you absolutely need a partner you can trust, and Baril Compliance Service has been JARDESCA’s partner from day one. Whether we need help with ABC-TTB, Direct to Consumer, Wholesale or other compliance services, Baril has always been attentive and reliable.
Their work is unfailingly accurate and timely. Wine compliance and regulatory paperwork is done right the first time. I can recommend Elise without hesitation.
After a couple of early mis-starts we found Elise and her company and have been with them ever since; well into our second decade. You don’t stay with someone for that long unless you are getting good service. Ours has been great service; prompt, professional and understanding. Lots of people can execute most of the time but Elise and company do it day in and day out; period.