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Major Changes Proposed for Labels

Wine Institute seeks to weaken vintage-content rules
Issue: October 15, 2005

Consumers could soon see major changes on wine labels. Federal authorities are considering a number of revisions to labeling laws. Some would provide shoppers with more detail about the contents of the wines, but one proposal—to give vintners more leeway with vintage dates—could cloud matters for buyers who judge potential quality by the year.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2005.

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