Hard Cider

March 2016 ::Virginia :: Cider

As the Virginia General Assembly wraps up its 2016 session, the Virginia Wine Council has been closely monitoring state legislative updates that will impact the industry: Legislation to ensure that revenues from cider produced by farm winery licensees is dedicated to the Wine Promotion Fund has passed both legislative chambers and was signed into law [...]

December 2015 - January 2016 ::Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill: Definition of Hard Cider

Congress wrapped up their work for 2015 with the passage of the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, sending it to the President’s desk for final signature. The bill fully funds the federal government until September 30, 2016. The bi-partisan agreement features several provisions relevant to the American wine industry. The provision defines hard cider [...]