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The Wine Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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SCHEDULE 1Relevant Community provisions

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

PART 1Documents and Records

Relevant Community provisionSubject matter
(a)

For the purposes of Article 11 of Regulation 1282/2001 the declaration must take into account the quantities held at 1st December in that year.

Regulation 884/2001
  • Article 3

Preparation of accompanying documents
  • Article 5

Additional information following requirements of the enforcing authority
  • Article 6(2)

Requirement that the document may only be used for a single transport operation
  • Article 6(3)

Indication of the date on which transport commenced
  • Article 10 last paragraph

Forwarding the consignment document to the competent authority
  • Article 11(1) and (3)

Records generally
  • Articles 12 to 15

Details of records
  • Article 16(1)

Time that records must be made
  • Article 19

Time that accompanying documents and records must be kept

Regulation 1493/99:

Article 18 as read with

  • Article 2(1) of Regulation 1282/2001

Harvest declaration(a)
  • Article 4(1) of Regulation 1282/2001

Production, etc. declaration(a)

PART 2Description and Presentation

Relevant Community provisionSubject matter
(a)

For the purposes of Article 16(1)(b)(ii) (use of the term “medium dry”) the figure of 18 grams per litre applies where the total acidity of the wine expressed as grams of tartaric acid per litre is not more than 10 grams per litre below its residual sugar content.

Regulation 1493/99:
  • Article 48

Description and presentation of products
  • Article 49(1)

Sale, placing on the market and export of products
  • Article 51(2)

Use of a designation for wines with a geographical indication
  • Article 52

Use of a protected designation
  • Annex VII point A

Compulsory particulars in labelling and sales descriptions
  • Annex VII point B

Optional particulars
  • Annex VII, point C, paragraph 1

Use of the term “wine” and “table wine”
  • Annex VII point C, paragraph 3

Designations
  • Annex VII point D paragraph 1

Languages on the labelling
  • Annex VII point E

Codes (codes may not be used in accordance with the last paragraph)
  • Annex VII point F

Brand names
  • Annex VII point G (1)

Placing on the market
  • Annex VIII point B

Compulsory particulars for sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point C

Optional particulars for sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point D

Detailed rules relating to compulsory particulars for sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point E

Use of certain specific terms for sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point F

Languages that may be used for labelling sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point G paragraph 1

Presentation of sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point G paragraph 2

Contents of sparkling wine type bottles
  • Annex VIII point G paragraph 4

More than one item of information for sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point G paragraph 5

Labelling a package for sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point H paragraph 1

Brand names for sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point I paragraph 2

Description of sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point I paragraph 3

Sales description of sparkling wine
  • Annex VIII point I paragraph 4

Composite names of sparking wine
  • Annex VIII point I paragraph 5

Marking the cork of sparkling wine
Regulation 753/2002:
  • Article 3

Presentation of compulsory particulars
  • Article 6

Optional particulars must not be misleading or cause confusion
  • Article 8

Prohibition on lead-based capsules or foil
  • Article 9 paragraphs 1 and 2 and Annex I

Reservation of certain types of bottle
  • Article 10

Particulars required for registers, accompanying documents and other documents
  • Article 11

Labelling of Title II products
  • Article 12

Compulsory particulars for Title II products
  • Article 13

Optional particulars for Title II products
  • Article 14

Labelling with a geographic indication
  • Article 15

Use of name, address and occupation of those marketing the product
Definitions for residual sugar expressions
  • Article 18

Indication of a vintage year
  • Article 19 and Annex II

Indication of vine variety
  • Article 21

Awards and medals
  • Article 24 and Annex III

Protection of traditional terms
  • Article 25(1)

Criteria for use of name of enterprise
  • Article 31 paragraph 3

Criteria for use of geographical unit smaller than specified region
  • Article 33(3)

Indication of the region of bottling
  • Article 34

General rules for labelling imported wine
  • Article 35

Names of third countries
  • Article 36 and Annex V

Imported wine with a geographical indication
  • Article 37

Other particulars that may be included on the labelling of imported wine with a geographical indication
  • Article 37b and Annex VIII

Particulars for imported liqueur wine, semi-sparkling wine, aerated semi-sparkling wine and sparkling wine
  • Article 38 paragraphs 1 to 3

Compulsory particulars for liqueur wine, semi-sparkling wine and aerated semi-sparkling wine
  • Article 39

Optional particulars for liqueur wines, semi-sparkling wines and aerated semi-sparkling wine
  • Article 41

Rules for aerated sparkling wine
  • Article 43 and Annex VII

Indication of a geographical unit other than a specified region
  • Article 45

Protection of traditional terms for sparkling wine; Criteria for use of geographical unit smaller than specified region for quality sparkling wine psr

PART 3Production and Control of Planting

Relevant Community provisionSubject matter
(a)

In accordance with Article 24(2) of Regulation 479/2008, the United Kingdom produces less than 50,000 hectolitres per wine year, and there is no classification under Article 24(1). Consequently, any variety (other than those specified in Article 24(1)(b)) that belongs to the species Vitis vinifera or comes from a cross between the species Vitis vinifera and other species of the genus Vitis is permitted.

Regulation 423/2008:
  • Article 2

Prohibition on the use of table-grape varieties
Regulation 479/2008:
  • Articles 24(2)(a)

Restrictions on the planting, re-planting and grafting of certain vine varieties
  • Article 24(4)

Requirement to grub-up vine varieties specified in Article 24(1)(b)
  • Article 25(1)

Restriction on production to specified varieties
  • Article 25(2)

  • Annex IV point 1

Use of the term “wine”
  • Annex IV point 2

Use of the term “new wine still in fermentation”
  • Annex IV point 3

Use of the term “liqueur wine”
  • Annex IV point 4

Use of the term “sparkling wine”
  • Annex IV point 5

Use of the term “quality sparkling wine”
  • Annex IV point 6

Use of the term “quality aromatic sparkling wine”
  • Annex IV point 7

Use of the term “aerated sparkling wine”
  • Annex IV point 8

Use of the term “semi-sparkling wine”
  • Annex IV point 9

Use of the term “aerated semi-sparkling wine”
  • Annex IV point 10

Use of the term “grape must”
  • Annex IV point 11

Use of the term “partially fermented grape must”
  • Annex IV point 12

Use of the term “partially fermented grape must extracted from raisined grapes”
  • Annex IV point 13

Use of the term “concentrated grape must”
  • Annex IV point 14

Use of the term “rectified concentrated grape must”
  • Annex IV point 15

Use of the term “wine from raisined grapes”
  • Annex IV point 16

Use of the term “wine from overripe grapes”
  • Annex IV point 17

Use of the term “wine vinegar”
  • Article 25(4)

Prohibition on marketing
  • Article 82

Import requirements

PART 4

Oenological Processes and Procedures, and Conditions for Release to the Market in Regulation 1493/99

Relevant Community provisionSubject matter
Regulation 1493/99 (each provision must be read in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 423/2008 in the second column):Provision of Regulation 423/2008 relating to the provisions of Regulation 1493/99:
  • Article 42(2), (3) and (6)

Article 42

Oenological practices and processes

  • Article 43

Details of oenological practices and processes
  • Annex IV paragraph 1

Article 5 and Annex IV

Article 8

Article 9

Article 10 and Annex VI

Article 11 and Annex VII

Article 12 and Annex VIII

Permitted oenological practices for fresh grapes, etc.
  • Annex IV paragraph 2

Article 13 and Annex IX

Permitted oenological practices for grape must for the manufacture of rectified concentrated grape must

  • Annex IV paragraph 3

Article 7 and Annex V

Article 8

Article 10 and Annex VI

Article 11 and Annex VII

Article 12 and Annex VIII

Article 14

Article 15

Article 16

Article 17 and Annexes IV and X

Permitted oenological practices for grape must intended for wine production
  • Annex IV paragraph 4

Article 18 and Annex XI

Article 19 and XII

Article 20

Article 21

Article 22 and Annex XIII

Oenological practices for certain products
  • Annex V paragraph A

Article 23 and Annex XIV and XVSulphur dioxide content
  • Annex V paragraph B

Article 24 and Annex XVIVolatile acid content in wine
  • Annex V paragraph C

Article 27 and Annex XVIIEnrichment limit (note: wine-growing zones are specified in Annex III of Regulation 1493/1999)
  • Annex V paragraph D

Article 26Permitted enrichment processes
  • Annex V paragraph E

Article 31 and Annex XVIIILimits on acidification and deacidification
  • Annex V paragraph F

Article 35

Article 36

Permitted sweetening methods and limits
  • Annex V paragraph G

Article 29

Article 30

Article 32

Article 33 and Annex XIX

Article 35

Permitted times for enrichment processes, acidification and deacidification
  • Annex V paragraph H

Article 28

Production of sparkling wine (no rules have been established in England under paragraph H(4))

  • Annex V paragraph I

Article 4 and Annex III

Article 28

Production of quality sparkling wine
  • Annex V paragraph J

Article 25

Article 37

Article 40 and Annex XX

Article 41 and Annex XXI and XXI(B)

Article 43

Production of liqueur wine
  • Annex VI paragraph D

Production of quality wine in a processing area
  • Annex VI paragraph G

Article 35Acidification, de-acidification and sweetening
  • Annex VI paragraph H

Enrichment, acidification and deacidificaction
  • Annex VI paragraph K

Article 4 and Annex III

Article 28

Quality sparkling wine psr
  • Annex VI paragraph L

Further provisions for liqueur wine
  • Article 44(1)

Wine that may be offered or delivered for direct human consumption
  • Article 44(2)

Restriction on the use of specified wine
  • Article 44(4) (subject to Article 44(6)

Use of grape must with fermentation arrested
  • Articles 44(5) (subject to Article 44(6)

Use of grape juice
  • Article 44(7)

Wine with low alcohol
  • Article 44(8)

Use of wine lees or grape marc
  • Article 44(9)

Use of piquette
  • Article 44(10)

Wine fortified for distillation
  • Article 44(11)

Grape must, etc., in fermentation
  • Article 44(12) to (14)

Restriction on the use of products originating in third countries
  • Article 45(1)

Article 46General rules relating to offer or disposal of certain products for direct human consumption

Oenological Processes and Procedures, and Conditions for Release to the Market in Regulation 423/2008

Relevant Community provisionSubject matter
Regulation 423/2008:
  • Article 6

Purity and identification of substances
  • Article 39

Method of coupage
  • Article 45

Wine produced before 1 August 2000
  • Article 46(2)

Holding and movement of controlled wine sector products

PART 5Vineyard Register

Relevant Community provisionSubject matter
Regulation 2392/86:
  • Articles 3 and 3a

Information concerning the vineyard register

PART 6Aromatized Wine

Relevant Community provisionsSubject matter
Regulation 1601/91:
  • Article 5 (the provisions of Part 4 of this Schedule apply in relation to the wine and must used for aromatized wine)

Permitted oenological practices and processes
  • Article 6

Restrictions on the use of descriptions
  • Article 7

Restrictions on the description and sale of aromatized drinks
  • Article 8

General rules relating to the labelling, presentation and advertising of aromatized wine, aromatized wine-based drinks and aromatized wine-product cocktails
  • Article 11

Export of aromatized wine, aromatized wine-based drinks and aromatized wine-product cocktails

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