Manuscript Collections
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Archives: Wine Bottle Labels.

Collection Number: D-127

Extent
112 linear feet
Biography
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, a department of the U.S. Treasury, licenses U.S. wineries for operation and regulates the labeling of foreign and domestic wine and spirits.
Description
Wine labels and label permit applications submitted by domestic dealers, wineries, or importers to the BATF for approval. Information required on the label includes winery or distillery name and location, type of beverage, content, name of importer or distributor, and in the case of wines, vintage year.
Inclusive Dates
1963-1968.
Subject
Viticulture and Enology
Access
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