Wine legislation, specifications, and notices

Find wine legislation, specifications, notices, and other documents about the rules around wine export, labelling, standards, and testing.

Wine legislation

Acts and most regulations and orders are on the New Zealand Legislation website.

Wine Act 2003

Wine Regulations 2006

Other wine legislation

Wine specifications and notices

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Wine (Fruit Wine, Vegetable Wine, Mead, Wine Product, and Non-New Zealand Grape Wine – Export Requirements Exemption) Notice 2014
Notice
Wine (Specifications) Notice 2006
Notice
Wine Notice - Exemption from Wine Standards Management Plan
Notice
Wine Notice: Exemption from Export Requirements for Wine Intended for Consumption During Transit
Notice
Wine Notice: Laboratories Recognised for Testing of Wine for Export
Notice
Wine Notice: New Zealand Grape Wine Export Eligibility Requirements
Notice
Wine Notice: Recognised Agencies and Persons - 22 June 2017
Notice

Other wine documents

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Waiver of Fees, Charges and Levies
Waiver
Waiver from the Requirement to Provide an Independent Evaluation Report
Waiver
Conditions of Recognition (Agencies recognised to perform verification functions and activities under the Wine Act 2003)
Notice
Approval of the Wine Standards Management Plan Code of Practice for Fruit Wine, Cider and Mead
Codes of practice
Agreed Principles of Approval for the New Zealand Winegrowers’ Wine Standards Management Plan Code of Practice Version 2
Codes of practice
Conditions of Recognition (Persons recognised to perform verification functions and activities under the Wine Act 2003)
Notice
Approval of New Zealand Winegrowers’ Wine Standards Management Plan Code of Practice
Codes of practice
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