Some bottles of wine from Tuscany and Bordeaux are currently trapped in United States customs limbo, due to concerns of the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). The federal agency is withholding approval of new labels—including previously imported wines with a new vintage on the label—for all wines from Montepulciano.
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