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47. Regulation of the Federal Minister for agriculture and forestry, environment and water management, modifies the "Weinviertel" DAC regulation
On the basis of section 34 para 1 of the wine Act of 2009, Federal Law Gazette I no. 111, as last amended by the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette I no. 111/2010, is prescribed:
Ordinance of the Federal Minister for agriculture and forestry, environment and water management in the setting of conditions for regional quality wines with origin profiles for the wine region wine district, Federal Law Gazette II No. 58/2010, is amended as follows:
1. paragraph 1 Z 5:
"5. the existing alcohol is vol for wines up to the year 2009 with at least 12.0%. be indicated on the label. For wines of the years 2010, 2011 and 2012, the existing alcohol content 12,0% is vol. 12.5% vol., or. be indicated on the label. By decision of the regional wine Committee wine district, the existing alcohol level on the label for these wines with 13.0% can in exceptional years vol. to be specified. 12.5% vol. for wines from the year 2013 is the existing alcohol content 12,0% vol.; or 13.0% vol. on the label to indicate."
2. paragraph 1 Z 7:
"7. a request must not be to the obtaining of State control number for wine with the denomination"Weinviertel DAC"prior to January 1 of the year following the harvest."
3. § eliminates 1 Z 12.
4. paragraph 1 Z 14:
"14th before tasting in the context of the procedure for the award of the State control number for wine with the denomination"Weinviertel DAC"has to be carried out exclusively at the branch offices of Retz and Poysdorf of Federal for viticulture and the Federal Office for viticulture and Pomology at Klosterneuburg."
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