Wine consultation

Thank you for your comments on how you think Soil Association standards should reflect the new EU organic wine Regulation 203/2012.

Our new standards for organic wine were issued on 01 August 2012.

This is a summary of the feedback we had to the first consultation:

Because of the timescale of the introduction of the EU Regulation 203/2012 we held a compressed second round of consultation during the first two weeks of June gathering views from European stakeholders in the organic sector, wine trade associations and wine specialists:

The Processing Standards Committee recommended standards to the Standards Board on 20 June, whose recommendations to Council were discussed on 19 July.