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DEFRA starts third-phase consultation on wine regulations


Apr 29, 2024

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has now announced the start of third-phase consultation on wine regulations. This consultation phase will close on May 10th, 2024.

The topics under discussion are:

  • the carbonation of imported bulk wine;
  • the sweetening and other adaptation of imported wine;
  • producing wine from imported grapes and grape must;
  • amendments to labeling of ‘British wine’;
  • no and low alcohol wine and changing the minimum alcohol content of wine;
  • new arrangements for recording approved oenological practices.

For further information (in English), click on the Link

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