COLA Question for winery owners

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ffemt128

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How does one go about completing the COLA for an imported juice (Italian, Chilean). Lets say Barolo juice from Italy. Do you list this as an Import since the juice was imported or a Domestic since it was fermented in the U.S.? Do you list the grapes and what Appellation is used?
 

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I'm a n00b. What's COLA?
 

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I'm a n00b. What's COLA?

It's the TTB's online label application/approval system. All labels need to be approved by the Federal Govt. It stands for Certificate of Label Approval
 

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Ah ok. Thanks.
 

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Doug without looking I be you cannot name the wine by a varietal and you cannot list it either anywhere on the label. No vintage is allowed either. Others may correct me as I'm shooting off the top of my head.

So it would be "Dougs special red", Red table wine would be on bottom of bottle
 

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Doug without looking I be you cannot name the wine by a varietal and you cannot list it either anywhere on the label. No vintage is allowed either. Others may correct me as I'm shooting off the top of my head.

So it would be "Dougs special red", Red table wine would be on bottom of bottle

That's what I was thinking Dan. Thanks for the info.
 

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