California Bans Use of Napa Brand Names on Non-Napa Wines

Daniel Sogg
Issue: October 31, 2000

October 31st, 2000 California Bans Use of Napa Brand Names on Non-Napa Wines Napa Valley vintners are claiming victory after the August passage of California Senate bill 1293, which would prohibit wine producers from using any brand name containing the word "Napa" unless 75 percent of the grapes in the wine come from Napa County.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 31, 2000.

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