EU vodka regulations agreed
Published:  17 December, 2007

EU agricultural ministers have reached an agreement on new regulations on the production and labelling of spirits within Europe.

Under the legislation, vodka made from cereals or potatoes will be able to carry a label simply saying vodka, but vodkas made from other raw materials will have to state what they are on the label.

Read the full story on our sister publication, Drinks International EU ministers approve new spirits regulation




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