Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau March 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Establishment of the Loess Hills District Viticultural Area
Document Number: 2016-04760
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-03
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) establishes the approximately 12,897-square mile ``Loess Hills District'' viticultural area in western Iowa and northwestern Missouri. This new viticultural area is not located within any other viticultural area. 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.
Expansion of the Willamette Valley Viticultural Area
Document Number: 2016-04710
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-03
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is expanding the approximately 5,360-square mile ``Willamette Valley'' viticultural area in northwestern Oregon, by approximately 29 square miles. Neither the established viticultural area nor the expansion area is located within any other established viticultural area. 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.