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Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1623/2000 laying down detailed rules for implementing Regulation (EC) No.1493/1999 on the common organization of the market in wine with regard to market mechanisms.

Type of law

This Regulation lays down implementing rules in respect of Title III of Regulation (EC) No. 1493/1999 as regards market mechanisms in the wine sector. It lays down detailed provisions regarding aid for the use of grapes, grape must and concentrated grape must (Title I), private storage aid (Title II) and distillation (Title III). Annex I contains the table of equivalence between the potential alcoholic strength and the readings at 20 C from a refractometer used in accordance with the method laid down in Annex XVIII to Regulation (EC) No. 1622/2000 establishing a Community code of oenological practices and processes. Annex II establishes minimum quality requirements for table wines provided for in article 27(b)(i) of this Regulation. Annex III lays down the definition of neutral alcohol referred to in article 43 of this Regulation. Annex IV is concerned with Community analysis method for neutral alcohol. Annex V contains the specimen of the notification of refusal or acceptance of lots in connection with tendering procedures for the export of wine alcohol.
Date of text
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Official Journal L 194, 31 July 2000, pp. 45-99
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