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Unformatted text preview: G. Alcohol 1. Table wine (less than 14%), fortified wine (more than 14%) VI. Law A. Varietal Labeling : must have at least 75% of the predominant variety B. Geographic Labeling : cannot label wine a variety, because the varieties were often named after regions in Europe 1. EX: cannot label wine as “champagne,” because Champagne is a region in France. Must label as where the wine is made, followed by champagne. Ex – Napa Valley Champgne C. Taxes 1. Depends on CO2 and alcohol 2. Sparkling wine makers must pay $2-3 more than table wine makers ( which is why table wine is so much more pricier) D. Table wine 1. US a. Table wine refers to the alcohol concentration (less than 14%) 2. Europe b. Table wine refers to quality classification; refers to wines that are of low quality...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course VEN VEN 003 taught by Professor Waterhouse during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '09