Effective February 22, 2016, the TTB has approved the use of the "Los Olivos District" American Viticultural Area (AVA).
According to the new ruling published 1/22/2016 (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-01-21/pdf/2016-01155.pdf), the TTB has determined that the Los Olivos District AVA will remain part of both the established Santa Ynez Valley AVA and the established Central Coast AVA.
There are approximately 12 bonded wineries and 47 commercially producing vineyards in the newly established AVA.
For more information on this new ruling or labeling guidance, please contact Fainer Consulting.
Attention Beer Brewers: Effective January 1st, the CA Dept. of ABC will implement new beer registration procedures. Please refer to the recent ABC advisory at: ABC Advisory Beer Brand Registration Contact Fainer Consulting for more information or assistance. 805.964.8000
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