Product Approval Unfortified Wine
Label Contents: Unfortified Wine
All wine labels shall contain the following information, in a legible form:
Brand name of product;
Class and type;
Name and address of manufacturer, or bottler;
On blends consisting of foreign and domestic wine, if any reference is made to
the presence of foreign wine, the exact percentage by volume of the foreign
Net contents (unless blown or otherwise permanently inscribed in the
Exception for Retailer’s Private Brand. In the case of wine bottles packaged
for a retailer or other person under his private brand, the name and address of
the bottler need not be stated on the brand label but may be stated on another
label affixed to the container, if the name and address of the person for whom
bottled or packed appears on the label. The net contents shall be stated on the
brand label or on a separate label affixed in immediate proximity thereto on
the same side of the container in readily legible form, unless blown or
otherwise permanently inscribed in the container.
Imported Wines. The name and address of the importer of a foreign wine need not
be stated on the brand label if it is stated upon another label affixed to the
Federal Government Health Warning as required by Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
must also be present on the label.
In order to obtain wine product approval you must submit the following:
Completed Product/Label Approval
form with original label attached;
Analysis statement, as shown on the Product/Label Approval form, completed in
its entirety; or a sample bottle for analysis purposes;
Copy of Federal Certificate of Label Approval (COLA);
$ 10.00 with completed analysis statement; or
$ 25.00 with sample bottle.
Please see Distribution in order to determine
if a Distribution Agreement Filing Form is required in
order to obtain product approval.