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Sunday 23 October 2016 loc: US


Relaxed planting laws spells ‘death’ of AOC system

A new EU law that came into force on 1 January relaxing the rules on planting vines in Europe spells “the death of the AOC system” according to one producer.

Monday, January 4th, 2016 2 Comments »

Loire winemaker in court over AOC breach

A biodynamic winemaker is facing a fine of €5,000 for allegedly wrongly linking 2,800 bottles of his vin de table wine to an Appellation of Origin (AOC).

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Sancerre threatens AOC departure

Producers in Sancerre are apparently threatening to leave the AOC system following the governing body’s decision to close the local office.

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Downton Abbey wine range to be released

A wine range inspired by the award-winning TV series Downton Abbey is to be released.

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 No Comments »

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