Proposed Establishment of the Indiana Uplands Viticultural Area and Modification of the Ohio River Valley Viticultural Area

Docket ID: TTB-2012-0004
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
Parent Agency: Department of the Treasury (TREAS)
The proposed 4,800-square mile Indiana Uplands viticultural area in south-central Indiana includes 150 acres of vineyards and nine wineries. It partially overlaps with the Ohio River Valley viticultural area (27 CFR 9.78). Distinguishing features of the proposed Indiana Uplands viticultural area include its non-glaciated plateau geology, thin residual soil and loess cover, variable topography, and a unique growing climate.
RIN: 1513-AB46
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 9
Priority: Routine and Frequent
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Publication Period: Spring 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 27 USC 205
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM06/08/201277 FR 33985
NPRM Comment Period End08/07/2012
Final Rule02/05/201378 FR 8018
Final Rule Effective03/07/2013
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): wine, American viticultural areas, viticultural areas, Indiana Uplands, Ohio River Valley
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 07, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/08/2012
ID: TTB-2012-0004-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/08/2012
ID: TTB-2012-0004-0003
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/08/2012
ID: TTB-2012-0004-0002


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Agency Contact
Karen A. Thornton
202 453-1039, 175
202 453-2406 (Fax)
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Washington, DC 20005
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