The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and the Secretariat of Health Quality published Joint Resolution 1/2023, which amends the Argentine Food Code to update the quality standards for whiskey and introduces grain brandy.
The amendments incorporated are as follows:
ARTICLE 1 - Item 7 WHISKY OR WHISKEY of Article 1116 of the Argentine Food Code is hereby replaced and shall be worded as follows: "7. WHISKY OR WHISKEY: It is the spirit obtained from the special distillation of fermented cereal musts, aged (matured) in the presence of oak or other suitable wood.
ARTICLE 2 - Item 7.1 CEREAL LIQUEUR is hereby incorporated into Article 1116 of the Argentine Food Code, which shall be worded as follows: "7.1 CEREAL SUGAR LIQUEUR: It is the spirit obtained from the distillation of fermented cereal musts, without aging in wood, with an alcoholic graduation of 35% to 54% vol. at 20ºC.
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