Vintners Launch "100% Napa" Mark

Voluntary certification is intended to protect Napa's reputation
Tim Fish
Issue: May 31, 2003

Concerned about the integrity of California's premier wine region, the Napa Valley Vintners Association has launched a program encouraging wineries to certify that their wines are "100% Napa Valley." The voluntary certification mark, already approved by federal regulators, indicates that all of a wine's grapes were grown in Napa County, and that the wine was made and bottled there.

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

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