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From 8 December 2023, all wines produced (with alcohol, bottled and labelled) for sale in the EU must comply with the e-labelling regulation. For wines from the 2023 vintage, they are considered ‘produced’ once they meet certain EU marketing standards, such as alcohol content, acidity and, for sparkling wines, the required pressure. Although the term “produced” is not precisely defined in the regulation, many legal experts believe that sparkling wines from the 2023 vintage in particular will already be affected by these guidelines. This means that wines from the 2024 vintage onwards must meet the criteria for electronic labelling, compulsorily
For the values in the nutrition declaration, the relevant articles of the FIC Regulation apply. In particular, according to Article 31, the values in the nutrition declaration are average values based on: a) the analysis of the food manufacturer; b) the known or actual average values of the ingredients used; or c) generally accepted and generally accepted data
It is not necessary to have a laboratory analytical test for all parameters of the nutrient declaration. For example, laboratory tests are not required for the indication of protein, fat and salt as these are usually zero for wines
Yes, it is possible if the product does not contain these nutrients or if the product contains very small amounts of nutrients not detected by analysis.
They do not need to be included in the list of ingredients. However, if their use results in the presence of substances causing allergies or intolerances, they must be included in the list
Regulation (EU) 1169/2011. If they are added during the manufacturing process and are found in the final product, even in an altered form
When listed in the list of ingredients, these substances or products should be highlighted in a font that clearly distinguishes them from the rest of the ingredients on the list. If the list of ingredients is not listed on the label (because it is listed online), the presence of a substance or product causing allergies or intolerances must be indicated on the label using the word ‘contains’ followed by the name of the substance or product concerned. The terms to be used to indicate these substances in the list of ingredients are those listed in Part A of Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/33