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

By on March 30, 2017 Texas Wine News


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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