Final Step Taken to Avoid Costly Tariffs on American Wine in Canada

3.7.2016 By Michael Kaiser The Department of Agriculture (USDA) has finalized the rule repealing country of origin labeling rules (COOL) for certain muscle cuts of meat. The repeal, as authorized by the 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, will allow the the US to avoid costly tariffs places on goods, including wine, exported into Canada and Mexico. … Read more Final Step Taken to Avoid Costly Tariffs on American Wine in Canada

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

Wine Testifies for the Senate

Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing on COOL June 25th, 2015 Washington D.C. — Today the Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing on the Country of Origin Labeling dispute.  A list of U.S. commodities, including wine, faces over three billion dollars in tariffs from Canada and Mexico. WineAmerica Board Member and New York Wine and Grape Foundation … Read more Wine Testifies for the Senate

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