TTB Press Release

For Immediate Release
Contact: Art Resnick (202) 927-8062

June 27, 2003


Proposal To Establish McMinnville Viticultural Area

Washington, D.C. - The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register on June 27, 2003, proposing to establish the "McMinnville" viticultural area in Yamhill County, Oregon, within the existing Willamette Valley viticultural area. The proposed viticultural area would include only the land at and between the elevations of 200 feet and 800 feet within the described boundaries.

Written comments must be received on or before August 26, 2003.

You may send comments to any of the following addresses:

  • Chief, Regulations and Procedures Division, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, P.O. Box 50221, Washington, DC 20091?0221 (Attn: Notice No. 12);
  • 202-927-8525 (facsimile);
  • (e-mail); or
  • (An online comment form is posted with this Notice on our Web site).