In 2009, Mexico imposed ‘retaliatory tariffs’ on 99 different US exports across the border, including a 20% tariff on the US wine, purportedly as a result of a dispute between the two countries over the safety of Mexican trucks. For the past two years, that tariff has significantly decreased the value of wine exports to […]

More than two million bottles of wine bearing a “SIP Certified” Seal are now being distributed, but what is it? Sustainability in Practice – aka SIP – is a voluntary sustainable agriculture certification standard and the seal on wine labels is intended to verify for consumers that wines were sustainably grown. The program, created by […]

Leaders of the California Association of Winegrape Growers, Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers, Oregon Winegrowers Association, New York Wine Grape Growers and California Farm Bureau signed a letter sent to the TTB Administrator John Manfreda urging the bureau to publish for public comment two long-standing petitions that address wine labeling issues. The two petitions […]

Acquisition of Land Lawyers can assist winery owners and wine growers with the acquisition of land for the development of new vineyards and wineries, as well as the acquisition of existing vineyards and wineries. Due to the complexity and importance of these transactions, consulting an attorney can facilitate a smooth transaction. Construction & Repairs Wineries […]

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