TTB Press Release

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

December 17, 2003


Proposal To Establish Trinity Lakes Viticultural Area

Washington, D.C. - The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), issued a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register today proposing to establish the "Trinity Lakes" viticultural area in Trinity County, California. The proposed viticultural area consists of approximately 96,000 acres surrounding Trinity and Lewiston lakes and a portion of the Trinity River basin below Lewiston Dam.

Written comments must be received on or before February 17, 2004.

You may send your requests 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. 24);

  • 202-927-8525 (facsimile);

  • (e-mail); or

  • (An online comment form is posted with this notice on our Web site.)