Feds Exploring Detailed Wine Labels

Future regulations may require wine labels to list ingredients and nutritional information, a move welcomed by some winemakers and resisted by others

Feds Exploring Detailed Wine Labels
Sommelier and vintner Pascaline Lepeltier believes ingredient labeling would benefit consumers by highlighting what's used in winemaking. (Cedric Angeles)
From the Nov 30, 2022, issue

Should the label on a bottle of Pinot or Pilsner match what's on a can of soda? Alcoholic beverages are regulated by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), not the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They're subject to different regulations than most foods and drinks. But now TTB has proposed that new labels should get a more serious look, which has many wondering what it could mean for winemakers. Read on.

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