The Wines and Wine Laws of Macedonia
by Nic Dumergue
Nov 2000 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Wine LawsModern Greek wine laws were first introduced in 1971 and updated again in 1981 upon joining the European Union (then called the European Community). The four main classifications are: Appellation of Origin, Vin de Pays, Table Wines and Aged Wines.The Appellation of Origin wine classification is based on the European V.D.P.R.D. whereby a wine can be designated to a certain region if the criteria from grape variety through to vinification are met. This goes a further step to include Appel...
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