Welcome to the official website for the Industry Section of the WWTG - an informal grouping of industry representatives from wine producing countries around the world. Our Vision is for "a successful, competitive and growing global wine industry, characterized by social responsibility, sustainability and focus on consumer interests, operating in a climate free of trade-distorting factors." Please use this website to learn more about WWTG's government/private sector initiatives, industry news and our other efforts promoting free and responsible international trade in wine.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

New EU Official Journal Entry: L20/44

Title: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 52/2013 of 22 January 2013 amending Annex XIb to Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 as regards semi-sparkling wine, aerated semi-sparkling wine and rectified concentrated grape must
Publication Date: 23 January, 2013
OJ Link: http://bit.ly/11DxZgp

#EU_OJ

Please note we do not guarantee to find and report on all EU Official Journal notifications that may affect trade in wine. Please notify the site administrators if you find one we missed!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

New WTO Notification: G/TBT/N/VNM/23

Category: General
Notification Date: 01/11/2013
Final Comment Date: 03/11/2013
Documents Link: http://bit.ly/12g2F60

Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - Viet Nam - Alcohol, beers, juices, milk products, plant oil, powder and starch products #WTOTBT Please note we do not guarantee to find and report on all WTO notifications that may affect trade in wine. Please notify the site administrators if you find one we missed!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

New EU Official Journal Publication of Interest

OJ Reference: L10/2013

INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS 2013/7/EU Council Decision of 3 December 2012 on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova on the protection of geographical indications of agricultural products and foodstuffs

http://bit.ly/1c4GhlP

Thursday, January 10, 2013

New WTO Notification: G/TBT/N/RUS/2

Category: Winemaking Practices
Notification Date: 12/21/2012
Final Comment Date: n/a
Documents Link: http://bit.ly/183OiKG

Draft technical regulation of the Customs Union on alcoholic products safety (82 pages, in Russian). #WTOTBT