Ukrainian Winemakers Will Be Able to Legally Produce “Champagne” and “Cognac”

Ukrainian winemakers will produce and export Champagne of Ukraine and Cognac of Ukraine until 2026. 

“Agro-Center” tells more about it.

Commentary:The wine industry operates in a transitional period, as defined in Art. 208 of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union on the use of EU geographical indications to refer to similar products originating in Ukraine,” reported “Ukrvinprom”.

Details: “Ukrvinprom” has filed a statement denying that the use of the names “cognac” and “champagne” is against the law.

However, at the end of 2019, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine announced that it was ceasing to issue certificates for beverages under the names of cognac, armagnac, grappa, brandy and sherry.

“Ukrvinprom” CEO said that Ukraine has the right to use “cognac” and “champagne” by 2026 as the 10-year term of use of these names is valid and defined by the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.

Source: LandLord 

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