Grape Integrity. I’m Greg Martin with today’s Fruit Grower Report.
I like to know where things come from and that extends to my wine selection. Vicki Scharlau with the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers says they are working on it.
They pushed for a bill to require all
SCHARLAU: And it wasn’t something we were fixing, it was really an oversight in terms of a percentage requirement for
So this is about making sure the
SCHARLAU: The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers signed on to a petition that was submitted to the Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau that also promotes integrity but also consumer clarity. So this petition will ask TTB to look at the use of the word American on bottles of wine at the national level as an appellation. That appellation currently does not require any more than 75% American wine even though it’s labeled American.
That’s today’s Fruit Grower Report. I’m Greg Martin on the Northwest Ag Information Network.