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March 18, 2011
 

Greetings!  We hope you are having a majestic and excellent week!  This edition includes information about Italy certifying the 2006 vintage of Brunello di Montlacino, NCSLA's 5th annual Best Practice Awards announcement, and links to research information resources at TTB.gov.

 

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ITALY CERTIFIES THE 2006 VINTAGE OF BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO

The Government of Italy has certified that the 2006 vintage of Brunello di Montalcino Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) released for sale in January 2011 meets all of the requirements for that denomination. TTB works with the Guardia di Finanza (Financial Police) and the Central Inspectorate for Food Quality and Fraud Repression (ICQRF) of Italy’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. These partnerships ensure that Italian products coming to the United States meet the high standards set by Italy and ensure U.S. consumers of the integrity of the labels on this product.

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LIQUOR ADMINISTRATORS (NCSLA) ANNOUNCES 5th ANNUAL BEST PRACTICES AWARDS

This year the NCSLA Best Practices Committee is focusing on three areas:  1) health and safety, 2) community collaboration, and 3) modernization.  If you have a program or activity that would qualify for one of these categories, please complete the online entry form located on the NCSLA Web site by April 15, 2011.   The contest is open to current NCSLA members.  Enter as many programs as you like, but each nomination must be different and submitted separately.  Refer to the contest Entry Form and Judging Criteria for details by visiting www.ncsla.org and clicking on Best Practices Awards.

Do not miss out on this opportunity to promote your efforts, and share your programs and practices amongst NCSLA members at the annual conference in June!  Your contributions are important and valued by the membership!  Please support this Association by submitting your programs TODAY.  We want to hear from you!

Danielle Elks
President
National Conference of State Liquor Administrators, Inc.

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