December 15th, 2000 ATF Bans Varietal Labels on Flavored Wines Concerned that the current packaging of flavored wines might confuse consumers, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has issued a long-anticipated ruling that bans the use of varietal and geographic designations on such products containing at least 7 percent alcohol.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 15, 2000.
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