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The Wine Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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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

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