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The government's bureau is in process of taking a comprehensive review of all aspects of wine and labeling and advertising. One of rulemaking determinations will be on possible mandatory or voluntary use of nutritional information on wine labels. However, rather than waiting completion of more comprehensive review, bureau moved forward with Ruling 2004-1.
Low-Carb Rules The government's low-carb criteria from ruling states wine must have lower than 7 grams in a 5oz serving. Most Champagnes and dry wines will easily make that classification. In situation where wines come with slightly higher carbohydrate content (more than 7 grams), government approved use of terms "reduced carbohydrate" and "lower carbohydrate" (as well as similar terms). These can be used on labels or advertising as long as term is used as part of a statement that specifies number of carbohydrates per serving size, and compares that number with number of carbohydrates in another specified product made by that producer.
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