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, February 27, 2013

New WTO Notification: G/TBT/N/ARG/278

Category: Composition
Notification Date: 01/31/2013
Final Comment Date: 01/31/2013
Documents Link: http://bit.ly/19nXOpH

Contenido Azucarino en Vinos (Sugar content of wine).
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New EU Official Journal Entry: L055/20

Title: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 172/2013 of 26 February 2013 on the removing of certain existing wine names from the register provided for in Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007
Publication Date: 27 February, 2013
OJ Link: http://bit.ly/XCNwxK

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

New EU Official Journal Entry: L047/56

Title: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 144/2013 of 19 February 2013 amending Regulation (EC) No 606/2009 as regards certain oenological practices and the applicable restrictions and Regulation (EC) No 436/2009 as regards the registering of these practices in the documents accompanying consignments of wine products and the wine sector registers to be kept
Publication Date: 20 February, 2013
OJ Link: http://bit.ly/YanTT7

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Monday, February 11, 2013

New FAS GAIN Report: India

Title: Clearance Procedures for Imported Alcoholic Beverages
Publication Date: 06 February, 2013
Report Link: http://1.usa.gov/XDT9JK

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Thursday, February 7, 2013

New WTO Notification: G/TBT/N/COL/121/Add.6

Category: General
Notification Date: 01/22/2013
Final Comment Date: 04/22/2013
Documents Link: http://bit.ly/11sBDgn

The Republic of Colombia hereby notifies a draft Regulation under Article 5 of Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Decree No. 1686 of 9 August 2012 "Establishing technical regulations on the sanitary requirements to be met in the production, processing, hydration, packaging, storage, distribution, transport, marketing, sale, exportation and importation of alcoholic beverages for human consumption" http://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2013/tbt/COL/13_0346_00_s.pdf
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New WTO Notification: G/TBT/N/ARG/107/Add.2

Category: Labeling
Notification Date: 01/28/2013
Final Comment Date: //a/n/a
Documents Link: G/TBT/N/ARG/107/Add.2

Please be advised that National Institute of Vitiviniculture (INV) Resolution No. C.20/2004, notified in document G/TBT/N/ARG/107/Add.1, has been amended pursuant to INV Resolution No. C.60/2013. The amendment concerns the replacement of Article 3 of Resolution No. C.20/2004 as well as of subparagraph (g) of Section II "Mandatory Information" and subparagraph (d) of Section IV "Optional Information" of the Annex thereto.
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