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Tuesday, March 27, 2007


Policy Issues for California Wineries in 2007

This Issues & Trends newsletter summarizes some of
the important issues in the public policy arena that
will have an impact on wine sales this year. The content
is based on remarks given by Wine Institute President
and CEO Robert P. (Bobby) Koch at this year’s Unified
Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento.

Excise Tax/Fees
The year following elections is typically the most dangerous
for potential tax increases--federal excise taxes and
excise taxes in California and other states. . . . . (READ MORE)