Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 2.7.4 – Wine and wine product

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2015L00391

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Food Standards (Proposal P1025 – Code Revision) Variation
 
 
The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this standard under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991. The Standard commences on 1 March 2016.
 
Dated 25 March 2015
Standards Management Officer
Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand
 
 
 
 
 
Note: 
 
This Standard will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 96 on 10 April 2015.
 
Standard 2.7.4       Wine and wine product
Note 1        This instrument is a standard under the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). The standards together make up the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. See also section 1.1.1—3.
Note 2        The provisions of the Code that apply in New Zealand are incorporated in, or adopted under, the Food Act 2014 (NZ). See also section 1.1.1—3.
Note 3        For Australia, the Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980 (Cth) is also relevant to the regulation of wine and geographical indications in relation to wine.
                         For New Zealand, the Wine Act 2003 (NZ) is also relevant to the regulation of wine, and the Geographical Indications (Wines and Spirits) Registration Act 2006 (NZ) is relevant to geographical indications in relation to wine.
2.7.4—1               Name
                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Standard 2.7.4 – Wine and wine product.
                                      Note    Commencement:
This Standard commences on 1 March 2016, being the date specified as the commencement date in notices in the Gazette and the New Zealand Gazette under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). See also section 93 of that Act.
2.7.4—2               Definitions
Note           In this Code (see section 1.1.2—3):
                                      wine means:
                                                  (a)        a food that is the product of the complete or partial fermentation of fresh grapes, or a mixture of that product and products derived solely from grapes; or
                                                  (b)        such a food with any of the following added during production:
                                                               (i)         grape juice and grape juice products;
                                                               (ii)        sugars;
                                                               (iii)       brandy or other spirit;
                                                               (iv)       water that is necessary to incorporate any substance permitted for use as a food additive or a processing aid.
                                      wine product means a food containing no less than 700 mL/L of wine, which has been formulated, processed, modified or mixed with other foods such that it is not wine.
2.7.4—3               Requirement for food sold as wine
                            A food that is sold as wine must be wine.
2.7.4—4               Requirement for food sold as wine product
                            A food that is sold as wine product must be wine product.
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