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Category Archives for Wine Labels

Class & Type…otherwise known as varietal

The next required item I’ll cover is what the TTB calls a wine’s “Class & Type”. There are actually a number of wine classes, of which “Grape” is just one and what

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What’s in a brand name?

There are a total of 9 items required by the TTB (Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau) to appear on all wine labels to be sold for consumption in the U.S. The first item I’ll start with

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Wine Label 101

Brand name, vintage, varietal, AVA……………what do all these terms mean and what is their significance on a wine label? Over the course of my next several bloggings I will be

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