Thursday, May 10, 2012

Organic Wine in the EU.


The European Symbol for Organic Wines.
The European Commission has voted to implement standards for the production and labeling of organic wine.

Up until now there has been no approved process for the production of organic wine and therefore it has only been possible to label wine as "produced from organic grapes". These new regulations will allow wine to be certified as organic which for the first time will allow consumers to be confident that they are purchasing a fully organic product.

The new laws have been voted on but have not yet been published - when they are they will become law.

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