TTB Extends Deadline for Comments on Clarifying Use of Winemaking Terms

On December 29, 2010, TTB extended the comment period for the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Use of Various Winemaking Terms on Wine Labels and in Advertisements, aka Notice No. 109.  The comment period will end on March 4, 2011.  Notice No. 109 seeks wine industry input on TTB’s proposal to define terms used on wine labels and in wine advertising such as “Estate,” “Estates,” “Estate grown,” “Proprietor grown,” “Vintner grown,” “Vineyard,” “Orchard,” “Farm” and “Ranch.”  

All comments and documents associated with Notice No. 109 can be viewed at: http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=TTB-2010-0006.  

Comments can be posted online at:

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