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The Wine Regulations 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 2Prohibition 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 1Use of the term “wine”
Annex IV point 2Use of the term “new wine still in fermentation
Annex IV point 3Use of the term “liqueur wine”
Annex IV point 4Use of the term “sparkling wine”
Annex IV point 5Use of the term “quality sparkling wine”
Annex IV point 6Use of the term “quality aromatic sparkling wine”
Annex IV point 7Use of the term “aerated sparkling wine”
Annex IV point 8Use of the term “semi-sparkling wine”
Annex IV point 9Use of the term “aerated semi-sparkling wine”
Annex IV point 10Use of the term “grape must”
Annex IV point 11Use of the term “partially fermented grape must”
Annex IV point 12Use of the term “partially fermented grape must extracted from raisined grapes”
Annex IV point 13Use of the term “concentrated grape must”
Annex IV point 14Use of the term “rectified concentrated grape must”
Annex IV point 15Use of the term “wine from raisined grapes”
Annex IV point 16Use of the term “wine from overripe grapes”
Annex IV point 17Use of the term “wine vinegar”
Article 25(4)Prohibition on marketing
Article 82Import requirements

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