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The Wine Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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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

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