Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau October 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Establishment of the Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak Viticultural Area
Document Number: 2011-27813
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-10-27
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document establishes the 4,570-acre ``Pine Mountain- Cloverdale Peak'' viticultural area in portions of Mendocino and Sonoma Counties, California. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau designates viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase.
Approval of Grape Variety Names for American Wines
Document Number: 2011-27812
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-10-27
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document adopts, as a final rule, a proposal to amend the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau regulations by adding a number of new names to the list of grape variety names approved for use in designating American wines, and to include in the list several separate entries for synonyms of existing entries so that readers can more readily find them. These amendments will allow bottlers of wine to use more grape variety names on wine labels and in wine advertisements.
Proposed Establishment of the Wisconsin Ledge Viticultural Area
Document Number: 2011-26298
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-10-14
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau proposes to establish the approximately 3,800 square-mile ``Wisconsin Ledge'' viticultural area in northeast Wisconsin. TTB designates viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase. TTB invites comments on this proposed addition to its regulations.