List of geographical designations for spirit drinks in the European Union

List of geographical designations for spirit drinks in the European Union

List of geographical designations for spirit drinks in the European Union

The geographical designations which may be applied to spirits are defined in the
Regulation laying down general rules on the definition, description and presentation of spirit drinks (No 1576/89),ref|1576-89 as amended by the two Acts of Accession which have enlarged the European Union since 1989.ref|access1ref|access2

Designations marked with an asterisk may be associated with qualifying phrases: see articles for more details.

Rum

Wine spirit

Fruit spirit

Fruit spirit drinks

Aniseed-flavoured spirit drinks

Bitter-tasting spirit drinks

Other spirit drinks

See also

*List of geographical indications for wine in the European Union
*List of protected geographical indications in the European Union ("includes protected designations of origin")
*List of "Traditional speciality guaranteed" products in the European Union

References

# Council Regulation (EEC) No 1576/89 of 29 May 1989 laying down general rules on the definition, description and presentation of spirit drinks, "OJ" no. L160 of 1989-06-12, p. 1, corrected at "OJ" no. L223 of 1989-08-02, p. 27.
# Act of Accession of Austria, Sweden and Finland, "OJ" no. C241 of 1994-08-29, p. 21.
# Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded, "OJ" no. L236 of 2003-09-23, p. 33.

External links

* [Consolidated version of the Regulation]


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