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Question about California ABC § 23386


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we are opening a distillery and I have a question regarding the section below in the code. we will hold a type 74 license. I am a bit confused as to who I can provide samples to and in what quantity. For example, am I allowed to provide samples to liquor stores when I go out and talk to them? Or does the wholesaler have to provide the samples? 

And if samples are allowed, how much can I give? I am having a hard time finding this information in the codes so if anyone with experience can point me in the right direction it would be greatly appreciated.

§ 23386. Giving away of samples
(a) Any manufacturer’s, wine grower’s, manufacturer’s agent’s, rectifier’s, importer’s, or wholesaler’s license also authorizes the giving away of samples of the alcoholic beverages that are authorized to be sold by the license under the rules that may be prescribed by the department. A retail license does not authorize the furnishing or giving away of any free samples of alcoholic beverages.
(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), an on–



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