EU Legislation

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Basic Regulation: Summary

Council Regulation (EC) No 491/2009 of 25 May 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 establishing a common organisation of agricultural markets and on specific provisions for certain agricultural products (Single CMO Regulation).

Council Regulation (EC) No 479/2008 of 29 April 2008 on the common organisation of the market in wine, amending Regulations (EC) No 1493/1999, (EC) No 1782/2003, (EC) No 1290/2005, (EC) No 3/2008 and repealing Regulations (EEC) No 2392/86 and (EC) No 1493/1999.

Implementing Regulations:

Commission Regulation (EU) No 772/2010 of 1 September 2010 amending Regulation (EC) No 555/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 479/2008 on the common organisation of the market in wine as regards support programmes, trade with third countries, production potential and on controls in the wine sector.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 702/2009 of 3 August 2009 amending and correcting Regulation (EC) No 555/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 479/2008 on the common organisation of the market in wine as regards support programmes, trade with third countries, production potential and on controls in the wine sector.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 607/2009 of 14 July 2009 laying down certain detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 479/2008 as regards protected designations of origin and geographical indications, traditional terms, labelling and presentation of certain wine sector products.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 606/2009 of 10 July 2009 laying down certain detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 479/2008 as regards the categories of grapevine products, oenological practices and the applicable restrictions.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 436/2009 of 26 May 2009 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 479/2008 as regards the vineyard register, compulsory declarations and the gathering of information to monitor the wine market, the documents accompanying consignments of wine products and the wine sector registers to be kept.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 42/2009 of 20 January 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 555/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 479/2008 on the common organisation of the market in wine as regards support programmes, trade with third countries, production potential and on controls in the wine sector.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 114/2009 of 6 February 2009 laying down transitional measures for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 479/2008 as regards the references to wines with a protected designation of origin and a protected geographical indication.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 555/2008 of 27 June 2008 laying down detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No 479/2008 on the common organisation of the market in wine as regards support programmes, trade with third countries, production potential and on controls in the wine sector.

Production Potential

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1227/2000 of 31 May 2000 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine, as regards production potential.

Market Mechanisms

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1623/2000 of 25 July 2000 laying down certain detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 of 17 May 1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine with regard to market mechanisms.

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1282/2001 of 28 June 2001 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 as regards the gathering of information to identify wine products and to monitor the wine market and amending Regulation (EC) No. 1623/2000.

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2719/1992 of 11 September 1992 on the accompanying administrative document for the movement under duty-suspension arrangements of products subject to excise duty.

Oenological Practices

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1622/2000 of 24 July 2000 laying down certain detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 of 17 May 1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine and establishing a Community code of oenological practices and processes.

Labelling

Description, Designation, Presentation and Protection of certain products

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 753/2002 of 29 April 2002 laying down certain rules for applying Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 as regards the description, designation, presentation and protection of certain wine sector products.

Quality Wine Produced in Specified Regions (QWPSR)

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1607/2000 of 24 July 2000 laying down detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 in particular the Title relating to QWPSRs.

Trade with third countries

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 883/2001 of 24 April 2001 laying down detailed rules for implementing Council Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 as regards trade with third countries in products in the wine sector.

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2805/95 of 5 December 1995 fixing the export refunds in the wine sector and repealing Regulation (EEC) No. 2137/93.

General, transitional and final provisions

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2729/2000 of 14 December 2000 laying down detailed implementing rules on controls in the wine sector.

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 884/2001 of 24 April 2001 laying down detailed rules of application concerning the documents accompanying the carriage of wine products and the records to be kept in the wine sector.

Methods for the analysis of wines

Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2676/90 of 17 September 1990 determining Community methods for the analysis of wines.

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 122/94 of 25 January 1994 laying down certain detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1601/91 on the definition, description and presentation of aromatised wines, aromatised wine-based drinks, and aromatised wine-product cocktails.

Other Important Regulations:

Methods for the analysis of wines

Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2676/90 of 17 September 1990 determining Community methods for the analysis of wines.

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 122/94 of 25 January 1994 laying down certain detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1601/91 on the definition, description and presentation of aromatised wines, aromatised wine-based drinks, and aromatised wine-product cocktails.

Regulations Regarding Malta's Accession to the EU

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 709/2004 of 16 April 2004 laying down transitional measures in the wine sector as a result of Malta joining the European Union.

COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 2165/2005 of 20 December 2005 amending Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine.

(includes exemption of distillation of by-products of winemaking)

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