Establishment of the Upper Hiwassee Highlands Viticultural Area

Docket ID: TTB-2013-0008
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
Parent Agency: Department of the Treasury (TREAS)
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau proposes to establish the approximately 690-square mile "Upper Hiwassee Highlands" viticultural area in Cherokee and Clay Counties in North Carolina, and Union, Fannin, and Towns Counties in Georgia.
RIN: 1513-AC02
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 9
Priority: Routine and Frequent
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Publication Period: Fall 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 27 USC 205(e)
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
NPRM07/12/201378 FR 41891
NPRM Comment Period End09/10/2013
Final Rule07/18/201479 FR 41891
Final Rule Effective08/18/201479 FR 41891
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): alcohol, alcohol labeling, wine, wine labeling, viticultural areas, Georgia, North Carolina, Upper Hiwassee Highlands
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Sep 10, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 07/12/2013
ID: TTB-2013-0008-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 07/18/2014
ID: TTB-2013-0008-0040

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 07/15/2013
ID: TTB-2013-0008-0002


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Agency Contact
Karen A. Thornton
202 453-1039, 175
202 453-2406 (Fax)
1310 G Street NW., Box 12, Washington, DC 20005
Washington, DC 20005
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