Congress Approves Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Includes COOL Repeal and Increased TTB Funding Happy Holidays from all of us at WineAmerica. We had a very productive and successful year and we look forward to 2016. We will be back in the new year with a full slate of work on such issues as music licensing requirements and federal excise tax reform. … Read more Congress Approves Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Excise taxes proposal – Small BREW act amendment – Cider classification change

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   Log-in as a member to learn more about these important issues Problems logging-in? Email tgood@nullwineamerica.org Last week featured three important proposals that would impact the American wine industry in a substantial way.  The Senate Finance Committee passed three tax proposals related to federal alcohol excise taxes. A cider bill would increase the alcohol and carbonation … Read more Excise taxes proposal – Small BREW act amendment – Cider classification change

Ask Your Advocate – Do you know the difference between apple wine and cider?

Is there a difference between apple wine and cider? The labeling of cider can be confusing. Since many ciders are less than 7% alcohol by volume they are subject to FDA labeling requirements and do not need a Certificate of Label Approval. For an apple wine that is derived wholly from apples (with the exception … Read more Ask Your Advocate – Do you know the difference between apple wine and cider?

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