Wine Trade Groups Unite Against TTB Proposed Ruling

Earlier this year, the TTB proposed a notice of rulemaking that allow a winery to list an AVA in an adjacent state on its wine label [ see WSD 2-10-2015 ]. As it stands, wineries are currently prohibited from using a specific AVA on their label -- even if 85% of the grapes are from that AVA -- if they finish the wine outside of the state in which the AVA is located.

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