Australian Wine Law Steve Guy, April 07 Jessica Pater Understanding Compliance Requirements June 28 2006 Australian Success Factors High proportion of the internationally recognised grape varieties Highly educated workforce Outstanding Research and Development capabilities Industry unity
Steve Guy, April 07
Understanding Compliance Requirements
June 28 2006
Any claim must be listed in descending order of its proportion in the wine
The name and proportion of the blend produced in each country must be displayed in descending order.
Wine of Australia (99%) Chile (1%)
Coonawarra = 30%
Use of a Trade Mark in a misleading manner is a false description.
Protected names are listed on a register as a means of formalising and protecting both Australian & agreement country’s GI’s and TE’s.
It is a false description to use a protected name in any context, true or not.
South Eastern Australia
2002 Shiraz Grenache
This classic ‘Rhone style’ blend of Shiraz and Grenache from the excellent 2002 vintage has produced a soft dry red with excellent length of flavour on the palate.
PRODUCED BY THE GRAIL WINES, 23 WAITE RD, SEVENHILL, SA 14.0% VOL, APPROX 8 STANDARD DRINKS, CONTAINS SULPHITES AND MILK PRODUCTS
Winery of the Year
- France: Health Warning for pregnant women (Oct 2007).
- UK: Looking at introducing a health warning + standard drinks labelling.
- Finland: Looking to introduce two health statements.
Exporter sends application & relevant docs
AWBC issues licence
Exporter sends product, labels & analysis
AWBC checks blend vs label, analysis & evaluates
AWBC sends approval
Exporter submits Shipping App
AWBC checks & issues permit no.
Exporter submits permit to ACS.
EU. AWBC sends VI1 Certificate
EU. Exporter submits NATA VI1 Analysis
Manage the potential threat to the image of Australian winewhich may arise from the uncontrolled handling, storage and bottling of the bulk wine.
Consignee must be:
* Exemptions made where wine is: