Label Laws: New Legislative Proposals Would Affect All Wineries Using Non-Texas Grapes

By on March 30, 2017 Texas Wine News

TWGGA-Austin

Local winemaker Allan Fetty said he and his wife, Margaret, own one of the few Texas wineries that produce wine from “100 percent Texas-grown grapes.”

The state’s wineries are involved in a battle over proposed legislation to require wines labeled as originating in Texas to be from juice or fruit wholly grown and produced in the state.

Sponsored by Sen. Dawn Buckingham, R-Lakeway, and Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, the identical bills were filed March 9 and Feb. 2, respectively. CONTINUE HERE

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