New Zealand and Canada Fight European Wine Ban
Potential Alcoholic Strength of Sweet Wine is Problematic
Aug 2000 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Negotiations between the governments of New Zealand and Canada to solve the impasse over a European-wide ban on imports of sweet wines (so-called ice-wines) from those countries are proceeding with renewed vigor. The Chief Executive of the Wine Institute of New Zealand, Philip Gregan, toured Europe in June to continue negotiations with European Union Ministers. On his return to New Zealand he explained: "We have been negotiating since 1990 and there have been ongoing discussions since then about...
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