Proposed Establishment of the Adelaida District, Creston District, El Pomar District, Paso Robles Estrella District, Paso Robles Geneseo District, Paso Robles Highlands District, Paso Robles Willow Creek District, San Juan Creek, San Miguel District, Santa Margarita Ranch, and Templeton Gap District Viticultural Areas

 
Docket ID: TTB-2013-0009
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
Parent Agency: Department of the Treasury (TREAS)
Summary:
TTB intends to take regulatory action regarding petitions received to create 11 new viticultural areas within the existing 612,308-acre Paso Robles viticultural area. Petitions include the Adelaida District, Creston District, El Pomar District, Geneseo District, Paso Robles Canyon Ranch, Paso Robles Estrella District, Paso Robles Willow Creek District, San Juan Creek, San Miguel District, Santa Margarita Ranch, and Templeton Gap proposed viticultural areas. Vineyard acreage in the various distinctive grape-growing regions of Paso Robles has grown from approximately 5,000 acres in 1983 to more than 26,000, the petition states. Also, distinguishing features of the proposed 11 viticultural areas include varying geology, geography, soils, and climate.
RIN: 1513-AB68
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 9
Priority: Routine and Frequent
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2014
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
Timetable
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM09/20/201378 FR 58050
NPRM Comment Period End01/21/2014
Final Rule10/09/201479 FR 60954
Final Action Effective11/10/2014
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): alcohol, alcohol labeling, wine, wine labeling, American viticultural areas, viticultural area, viticultural areas, California, San Luis Obispo County, Paso Robles, Adelaida District, Creston District, El Pomar District, Paso Robles Estrella District, Estrella District, Paso Robles Geneseo District, Geneseo District, Paso Robles Highlands District, Highlands District, Paso Robles Willow Creek District, Willow Creek District, San Juan Creek, San Miguel District, Santa Margarita Ranch, Templeton Gap District
Type: Rulemaking
 

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Jan 21, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/20/2013
ID: TTB-2013-0009-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/22/2013
ID: TTB-2013-0009-0010
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/22/2013
ID: TTB-2013-0009-0011
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 09/22/2013
ID: TTB-2013-0009-0012

Comments

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Agency Contact
Karen A. Thornton
Specialist
TTB/TREAS
karen.thornton@ttb.gov
202 453-1039, 175
202 453-2406 (Fax)
1310 G Street NW., Box 12, Washington, DC 20005
Washington, DC 20005
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