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Magazine Archives: March 31, 2003

When a Label Says Napa, It May Not Be Napa at All, Court Allows

Tim Fish
Issue: March 31, 2003


Long-established wine brands that use the word "Napa" in their names but that don't contain a drop of Napa Valley juice in their bottles can remain on retail shelves, as a California appeals court has struck down a 2-year-old state law that tried to ban such wines.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands March 31, 2003.

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