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The Common Agricultural Policy (Wine) (Wales) Regulations 2001

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Regulation 2(1)

SCHEDULE 1COMMUNITY PROVISIONS

Measures containing Community provisionsOfficial Journal of the European Communities: Reference

1.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 1135/70 on the notification of the planting and replanting of vines for the purpose of controlling the development of planting

OJ No. L134, 17.6.70, p.2; (OJ/SE 1970(II) p.379)

2.  Council Regulation (EEC) No. 357/79 on statistical areas under vines, as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 2329/98 (OJ No. L291, 31.10.98, p.2)

OJ No. L54, 5.3.79, p.124

3.  Act concerning conditions of accession of the Hellenic Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties amending various Regulations concerning wine as a result of the accession of Greece, signed on 28 May 1979

OJ No. L291, 19.11.79, p.17

4.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3388/81 laying down special detailed rules in respect of import and export licences in the wine sector, as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1351/97 (OJ No. L186, 16.7.97, p.5)

OJ No. L341, 28.11.81, p.19

5.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 1907/85 on the list of vine varieties and regions providing imported wine for the making of sparkling wines in the Community

OJ No. L179, 11.7.85, p.21

6.  Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties, signed on 12 June 1985

OJ No. L302, 15.11.85, p.23

7.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3590/85 on the certificate and analysis report required for the importation of wine, grape juice and grape must, as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 960/98 (OJ No. L135, 8.5.98, p.4)

OJ No. L343, 20.12.85, p.20

8.  Council Regulation (EEC) No. 3805/85 adapting, on account of the accession of Spain and Portugal, certain Regulations relating to the wine sector

OJ No. L367, 31.12.85, p.39

9.  Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2392/86 establishing a Community vineyard register, as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1631/98 (OJ No. L210, 28.7.98, p.14)(1).

OJ No. L208, 31.7.86, p.1

10.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 649/87 laying down detailed rules for the establishment of a Community vineyard register as amended by Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 1097/89 (OJ No. L116, 28.4.89, p.20)

OJ No. L62, 5.3.87, p.10

11.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2676/90 determining Community methods for the analysis of wines, as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1622/2000 (OJ No. L194, 31.7.2000, p.1)

OJ No. L272, 3.10.90, p.1

12.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3201/90 laying down detailed rules for the description and presentation of wines and grape musts, as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2770/98 (OJ No. L346, 22.12.98, p.25)

OJ No. L309, 8.11.90, p.1

13.  Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1601/91 laying down general rules on the definition, description and presentation of aromatized wines, aromatized wine-based drinks and aromatized wine-product cocktails, as last amended by Regulation (EC) No. 2061/96 of the European Parliament and the Council (OJ No. L277, 30.10.96, p.1)

OJ No. L149, 14.6.91, p.1

14.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3901/91 laying down certain detailed rules on the description and presentation of special wines

OJ No. L368, 31.12.91, p.15

15.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2009/92 determining Community analysis methods for ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin used in the preparation of spirit drinks, aromatized wines, aromatized wine-based drinks and aromatized wine-product cocktails

OJ No. L203, 21.7.92, p.10

16.  Council Decision 93/722/EC concerning the conclusion of an Agreement between the European Community and Republic of Bulgaria on the reciprocal protection and control of wine names

OJ No. L337, 31.12.93, p.11

17.  Council Decision 93/723/EC concerning the conclusion of an agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Hungary on the reciprocal protection and control of wine names

OJ No. L337, 31.12.93, p.83

18.  Council Decision 93/726/EC concerning the conclusion of an Agreement between the European Community and Romania on the reciprocal protection and control of wine names

OJ No. L337, 31.12.93, p.177

19.  Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2238/93 on the accompanying documents for the carriage of wine products and the relevant records to be kept

OJ No. L200, 10.8.93, p.10; corrigendum at OJ No. L301, 8.12.93, p.29

20.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 122/94 laying down certain detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1601/91 on the definition, description and presentation of aromatized wines, aromatized wine-based drinks, and aromatized wine-product cocktails

OJ No. L21, 26.1.94, p.7

21.  Council Decision 94/184/EC concerning the conclusion of an agreement between the European Community and Australia on trade in wine

OJ No. L86, 24.1.94, p.1

22.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 554/95 laying down detailed rules for the description and presentation of sparkling and aerated sparkling wines, as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1915/96 (OJ No. L252, 4.10.96, p.10)

OJ No. L56, 14.3.95, p.3

23.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1294/96 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 822/87 as regards harvest, production and stock declarations relating to wine-sector products, as corrected by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2050/96 (OJ No. L274, 26.10.96, p.17, and as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 225/97 (OJ No. L37, 7.2.97, p.1)

OJ No. L166, 5.7.96, p.14

24.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 881/98 laying down detailed rules for the protection of the additional terms used to designate certain types of quality wine produced in specified regions (quality wine psr), as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1608/2000 (OJ No. L185, 25.7.2000, p.24) itself amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 491/2001.

OJ No. L124, 25.4.98, p.22

25.  Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine

OJ No. L179, 14.7.1999, p.1

26.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1227/2000 laying down detailed rules for the application of Rheoliad y Cyngor (EC) No. 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine, in particular on production potential

OJ No. L143, 16.6.2000, p.1

27.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1607/2000 laying down detailed rules for implementing Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine, in particular the Title relating to quality wine produced in specified regions

OJ No. L185, 25.7.2000, p.17

28.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1622/2000 laying down certain detailed rules for implementing Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine and establishing a Community code of oenological practices and processes

OJ No. L194, 31.7.2000, p.1

29.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1623/2000 laying down detailed rules for implementing Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine with regard to market mechanisms, as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 545/2001.

OJ No. L194, 31.7.2000, p.45

30.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2729/2000 laying down detailed implementing rules on controls in the wine sector

OJ No. L316, 15.12.2000, p. 16

Regulations 2(1) and 19

SCHEDULE 2RELEVANT COMMUNITY PROVISIONS

PART IDOCUMENTS AND RECORDS

(1)(2)(3)
Relevant Community provisionsSupplementing provisionsSubject matter

1.  Regulation 1493/99: Articles 68(1) and 70

Regulation 3590/85: Articles 3, 4 and 5; Regulation 2238/93: all Articles except 3(3), 7(1), 7(2), 7(3), 7(5), 7(6), 9, 18, 20, 21 and 22Requirements relating to accompanying documents and records

2.  Regulation 1623/2000: Article 7(3)(a), (4), (5), (6) and (7)

Requirements relating to despatch of documents and keeping of stock accounts etc. by users of grape juice

PART IIQUALITY WINES PRODUCED IN SPECIFIED REGIONS

(1)(2)(3)
Relevant Community provisionsSupplementing provisionsSubject matter

1.  Regulation 1493/1999: Articles 19(3), (4) and (5) and 42(5) and Annex VI, point B

Restrictions on the use of certain vine varieties

2.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point C

Provisions relating to wine-growing methods and to irrigation

3.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point D

Regulation 1607/2000: Article 2Requirement for quality wine psr to be produced from specified vine varieties and in specified regions; requirements relating to separate wine-making processes and storage for quality wine psr

4.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point E

Minimum natural alcoholic strength for quality wine psr

5.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point F

Regulation 1607/2000: Article 3 and Annex IPermitted vinification and manufacturing methods and enrichment methods; minimum total alcoholic strength of quality wine psr

6.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point G

Conditions for acidification, de-acidification and sweetening of quality wine psr

7.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point H

Conditions for carrying out authorised processes

8.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point I

Prohibition of use of designation if the prescribed yield per hectare is exceeded

9.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point J

Requirement to submit quality wine psr to analytical and organoleptic tests

10.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point K

Regulation 1607/2000: Article 7 and Annex IVConditions applying to quality sparkling wine psr

11.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VI, point L

Act of Accession of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic: Article 129 Regulation 1607/2000: Articles 4, 5 and 6 and Annex II and Annex IIIGeneral provisions relating to the use of expressions and terms traditionally used by Member States to designate particular quality wines

PART IIIDESCRIPTION AND PRESENTATION

(1)(2)(3)
Relevant Community provisionsSupplementing provisionsSubject matter

1.  Regulation 1493/1999: Articles 48 and 49 and Annex VII

Regulation 3201/90: All Articles except 28 and 29; as last amended by Regulation 2770/98General rules and particular requirements relating to the description, designation, presentation and protection of certain products other than sparkling wines

2.  Regulation 1493/1999: Articles 48 and 49 and Annex VIII

Regulation 554/95: All Articles except 11 and 12; as amended by Regulation 1915/96General rules and particular requirements relating to the description, designation, presentation and protection of sparkling

3.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 51

General rules relating to the use of geographical indications for table wine

4.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VIII, point G

Prohibition on the use of lead-based capsules or foils on sparkling wines or aerated sparkling wines

PART IVPRODUCTION AND CONTROL OF PLANTING

(1)(2)(3)
Relevant Community provisionsSupplementing provisionsSubject matter

1.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 18

Regulation 1294/96; fel y'i cywirwyd gan Regulation 2050/96 ac fel y'i diwygiwyd gan Regulation 225/97Harvest, production and stock declarations

2.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 19(3)

Restrictions on the use of certain vine varieties

3.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 19(4)

Requirement to grub-up unclassified vine varieties

PART VOENOLOGICAL PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES, AND CONDITIONS FOR RELEASE TO THE MARKET

(1)(2)(3)
Relevant Community provisionsSupplementing provisionsSubject matter

1.  Regulation 3590/85: Article 8(1)

Conditions for release for human consumption of products originating in third countries

2  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex V, points C and D

Regulation 1622/2000: Articles 22, 23, 25, 27, 28 and 29 and Annex XVIConditions for increasing alcoholic strength

3.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex V, point E; Annex VI, points G and H

Regulation 1622/2000: Articles 26, 27, 28 and 29 and Annex XVIConditions for acidification and de-acidification of wine

4.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex V, point F; Annex VI, points G and H

Regulation 1622/2000: Articles 30, 31 and 32Conditions for sweetening of wine

5.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex V, point G

Regulation 1622/2000: Articles 25, 26, 28 and 29 and Annex XVIConditions for carrying out authorised processes (including notification and keeping of register)

6.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 44(12)

Restriction on turning certain products into wine or adding them to wine

7.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 27(1) and (2)

Prohibition of the over pressing of grapes and the pressing of wine lees

8.  Regulation 1493/1999: Articles 42(3) and 67

Regulation 1622/2000: Article 39Addition of alcohol

9.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 42(5)

Regulation 1622/2000: Article 2Varieties of grapes to be used in winemaking

10.  Regulation 1493/1999: Articles 42(6) and 44(14)

Regulation 1622/2000: Articles 34, 35 and 36Permitted methods for the production of wine by coupage

11.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex V, point A

Regulation 1622/2000: Article 19 and Annex XIIMaximum permissible sulphur dioxide content of wine

12.  Regulation 1493/2000: Annex V, point B

Regulation 1622/2000: Article 20 and Annex XIIIMaximum permissible volatile acid content

13.  Regulation 1493/1999: Articles 42(1), (2) and (3) and 43 and Annex IV and Annex V

Regulation 1622/2000:

Article 5 and Annex IV

Article 6 and Annex V

Article 7 and Annex VI

Articles 8 and 9

Article 10 and Annex VII

Article 11 and Annex VIII

Article 12 and Annex IX

Articles 13, 14 and 15

Article 16 and Annex X

Article 17 and Annex XI

Article 18

Authorised oenological practices and processes

14.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 44(1)

Regulation 1622/2000: Article 43Wine that may be offered or delivered for direct human consumption

15.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 44(2) – (11)

Regulation 1622/2000: Article 3 and Annex IIRestrictions relating to certain wines and other products originating in the Community

16.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 44(12) and (13)

Restriction on the use of products originating in third countries

17.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 45(1)

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

18.  Regulation 1493/1999: Article 46(3)

Regulation 2676/90; as last amended by Regulation 1622/2000Community methods for the analysis of wines

19.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex V, points H and I; Annex VI, point K

Regulation 1622/2000: Article 4 and Annex III

Article 24

Rules for the production and marketing of sparkling wines

20.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex IV

Regulation 1622/2000: Article 5 and Annex IV

Article 43

Restrictions relating to the holding of unfit wines and the use of oenological substances

21.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex V, point J; Annex VI, point L

Regulation 1622/2000: Article 33

Article 37 and Annex XVII

Article 38 and Annex XVIII

Rules for the preparation and marketing of liqueur wines produced in the Community

PART VISPECIFICATION

(1)(2)(3)
Relevant Community provisionsSupplementing provisionsSubject matter

1.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VII, point C, paragraph 1(b)

Use of the term “table wine”

2.  Regulation 1493/1999: Annex VII, point C, paragraph 1(a)

Use of the term “wine”

PART VIIVINEYARD REGISTER

(1)(2)(3)
Relevant Community provisionsSupplementing provisionsSubject matter

1.  Regulation 2392/86: Article 3(2)

Regulation 649/87 as amended by Regulation 1097/89Establishment of a vineyard register

PART VIIICOMMUNITY INSPECTION

(1)(2)(3)
Relevant Community provisionsSupplementing provisionsSubject matter

1.  Regulation 2729/2000: Articles 6, 7(4) and 19

Regulation 2009/92

Facilitation of controls by and powers of officials including analysis for Community purposes

PART IXAROMATIZED WINES

(1)(2)(3)
Relevant Community provisionsSupplementing provisionsSubject matter

1.  Regulation 1601/91: Articles 2, 3 and 4 as amended by Regulation 3279/92: Article 1

Regulation 2009/92

Regulation 122/94

General rules and particular requirements relating to the description, presentation and preparation of aromatized wines, aromatized wine-based drinks and aromatized wine- product cocktails

2.  Regulation 1601/91:Article 5

Permitted oenological practices and processes

3.  Regulation 1601/91: Article 6

Restrictions on the use of descriptions

4.  Regulation 1601/91: Article 7

Restrictions on the description and sale of aromatized drinks

5.  Regulation 1601/91: Article 8

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

6.  Regulation 1601/91: Article 10

Supervision and protection of aromatized drinks originating in third countries

7.  Regulation 1601/91: Article 11

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

Regulations 5 and 6(1)(a)

SCHEDULE 3VINE VARIETIES CLASSIFIED FOR THE PRODUCTION OF WINE IN WALES

Name of varietySynonymous nameGrape colour
NOTE: An asterisk (*) before the name of a variety denotes that this is an interspecific cross or hybrid vine variety, which is not permitted to be used for the production of quality wines psr.
AuxerroisWhite
BacchusWhite
*CascadeSeibel 13/053Black
ChardonnayWhite
ChasselasGutedalWhite
DornfelderBlack
DunkelfelderBlack
EhrenfelserWhite
FaberrebeWhite
FindlingWhite
GutenbornerWhite
HuxelrebeWhite
KernerWhite
KernlingWhite
KanzlerWhite
*Léon MillotBlack
Madeleine angevine 7672Madeleine angevineWhite
Madeleine RoyaleWhite
Madeleine sylvaner IIIMadeleine sylvanerWhite
28/51
Mariensteiner
Müller-ThurgauRivanerWhite
OptimaWhite
*OrionWhite
OrtegaWhite
*Perle of AlzeyPerleWhite
*PhoenixWhite
Pinot blancWeissburgunderWhite
Pinot meunierWrotham pinotBlack
Pinot noirSpatburgunderBlack
Red ElblingBlack
*RegentBlack
RegnerWhite
ReichensteinerWhite
RieslingWhite
*Rondo (GM 6494/5)GM 6494/5Black
RuländerPinot grisWhite
ScheurebeWhite
SchönburgerWhite
SenatorWhite
*Seyval blancSeyve-Villard 5/276White
SiegerrebeWhite
*TriompheBlack
White ElblingWhite
WürzerWhite
ZweigeltrebeBlauer ZweigeltrebeBlack

Regulation 13

SCHEDULE 4SPECIFIED REGIONS PRODUCING QUALITY WINES PSR (SPECIFIED REGIONS OF WELSH VINEYARDS)

The counties of—

  • Cardiff

  • Cardiganshire

  • Denbighshire

  • Monmouthshire

  • Pembroke

  • Swansea

  • Carmarthenshire

  • Gwynedd

The county boroughs of—

  • Newport

  • Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

  • The Vale of Glamorgan

  • Wrexham

Regulation 17

SCHEDULE 5ANALYTICAL TEST FOR QUALITY WINES PSR

The analytical test to which any wine in respect of which its producer has requested the designation “quality wine psr” shall (subject to numbered paragraph 5 below) comprise measurement of each factor specified in the heading to a numbered paragraph of this Schedule, and the standard (if any) required to be met in relation to that factor in order for the wine to be so designated is that specified in the remainder of that paragraph.

Alcoholic Strength

1.  A minimum of 5.5% alcoholic strength for wines having a natural alcoholic strength of not less than 10%.

A minimum of 8.5% alcoholic strength for other wines.

Total Dry Extract (obtained by densimetry)

2.  A minimum of 15 g/l.

Reducing Sugars

3.  No standard required to be met.

Total Acidity

4.  A minimum of 5 g/l expressed as tartaric acid.

Volatile Acidity

5.  A maximum volatile acid content as described in point B, paragraph 1(a), (b) or (c), of Annex V to Regulation 1493/1999, as read with Article 20 of, and Annex XIII to, Regulation 1622/2000.

pH

6.  No standard requirement to be met.

Free Sulphur Dioxide

7.  Where effective oenological techniques are used to ensure the stability of the wine, no minimum, and otherwise 15 mg/l.

  • A maximum of 45 mg/l for dry wines as defined in Article 14(7) of Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3201/90, as amended.

  • A maximum of 60 mg/l for other wines.

Total Sulphur Dioxide

8.  A maximum as defined in point A, paragraphs 1 and 2(a) and (b), of Annex V to Regulation 1493/1999.

Copper

9.  A maximum of 0.5 mg/l.

Iron

10.  A maximum of 8 mg/l.

Sterility

11.  There must be no indication of yeasts or bacteria liable to cause spoilage of the wine.

Protein Stability

12.  The wine must remain unchanged in appearance after being held at 70°C for 15 minutes and subsequently cooled to 20°C.

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See also the Agreement on the European Economic Area, Protocols 1 (OJ No. L1, 3.1.94, p.37) and 47 (OJ No. L1, 3.1.94, p.210)

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