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ATF Bans Varietal Labels on Flavored Wines

Daniel Sogg
Issue: December 15, 2000

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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