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TREAS/TTB RIN: 1513-AC79 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: ●Establishment of the Long Valley-Lake County Viticultural Area and Modification of the High Valley and North Coast Viticultural Areas 
Abstract:

In response to a petition for rulemaking submitted on behalf of industry members, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau proposes to establish the 7,605-acre Long Valley-Lake County viticultural area in Lake County, California. The proposal would also expand the boundary of the existing North Coast viticultural area by 23,690 acres in order to avoid a partial overlap with the proposed AVA. Furthermore, the proposal would expand the boundary of the neighboring 14,000-acre High Valley AVA by 1,542 acres to create a contiguous border with the proposed Long Valley-Lake County AVA. The use of AVA names on wine labels, which is voluntary, allows vintners to better describe the origin of their wine and consumers to better identify the wines they may purchase.

 
Agency: Department of the Treasury(TREAS)  Priority: Routine and Frequent 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 9   
Legal Authority: 27 U.S.C. 205(e)    6 U.S.C. 531(d)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Karen A. Thornton
AVA Program Manager
Department of the Treasury
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
1310 G Street NW., Box 12,
Washington, DC 20005
Phone:202 453-1039
Fax:202 453-2406
Email: karen.thornton@ttb.gov