Flashcards in AVA's USA Wine Law Deck (5)
What AVA means?
American Viticultural Area
Wine laws in USA are based in taxation and defining regions based in geographical boundaries, vino fixation and viticulture do not play a prominent role.
1919-1933: cripples alcohol industry
1960's: the beginning of the modern California wine era.
American Viticultural Areas generalities:
All beverage alcohol laws are under the jurisdiction of the Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
AVA defined as "delimited grape growing area"
Refers only to geographic location
No quality regulations or testing panels
What TTB means?
Tax and Trade Bureau