European Union: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/33 of 17 October 2018 supplementing Regulation (EU) No. 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards applications for protection of designations of origin [...]

January 14, 2019

European Union: The Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/33 of 17 October 2018 supplementing Regulation (EU) No. 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards applications for protection of designations of origin, geographical indications and traditional terms in the wine sector, the objection procedure, restrictions of use, amendments to product specifications, cancellation of protection, and labelling and presentation was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on January 11, 2019, and entered into force on January 14, 2019.

This Regulation inter alia:

(i) lays down the rules streamlining administration and application requirements for quality schemes and marketing standards in the EU wine sector, based on the geographical location of production and the name of a wine product, where a specific quality, reputation or other characteristic is attributable to its geographical origin; and

(ii) sets out the specific labelling arrangements applicable to wines marketed in the EU.