The wine law community is quite niche, but I occasionally stumble upon external resources dealing with wine and law. The following is my comprehensive list of suggested reading on the topic.
- Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy and Practice, Neal D. Fortin
- From Demon to Darling: A Legal History of Wine in America, Richard Mendelson
- A History of Wine in America: From Prohibition to the Present, Thomas Pinney
- The Intellectual Property Debate: Perspectives from Law, Economics and Political Economy (Meir Perez Pugatch ed., 2006)
- The Law of Geographical Indications, Bernard O’Connor
- The Little Red Book of Wine Law, Carol Robertson
- Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France’s Greatest Treasure, Don Kladstrup
- Wine in America: Law and Policy, Richard Mendelson
- Wine Politics: How Governments, Environmentalists, Mobsters, and Critics Influence the Wines We Drink, Tyler Colman
- Granholm v. Heald, 544 U.S. 460 (2005).
- Siesta Village Market LLC v. Steen, 595 F.3d 249 (5th Cir. 2010).
- Arnold’s Wines v. Boyle, 573 F.3d 185 (2nd Cir. 2009).
- Siesta Village Market LLC v. Granholm, 596 F. Supp. 2d 1035 (E. D. Mich. 2008).
Law Journal Notes and Comments
- Michelle Agdomar, Removing the Greek from Feta and Adding Korbel to Champagne: The Paradox of Geographical Indications in International Law, 18 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 541 (2008).
- Barton Beebe, Intellectual Property Law and the Sumptuary Code, 123 Harv. L. Rev. 809 (2010).
- Tomer Broude, Taking “Trade and Culture” Seriously: Geographical Indications and Cultural Protection in WTO LAW, 9336 U. Pa. J. Int’l Econ. L. 623 (2005).
- Irene Calboli, Expanding the Protection of Geographic Indications of Origin Under TRIPS: “Old” Debate or “New” Opportunity?, 10 Marq. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 181 (2006).
- Kristen Cunningham, Grapes of Wrath? How the United States Can Reduce the Negative Effects of Winery Wastewater, 20 Colo. J. Int’l Envtl. L. & Pol’y 223 (2009).
- Scott Danner, Not Confused? Don’t be Troubled: Meeting the First Amendment Attack on Protection of “Generic” Foreign Geographical Indications, 30 Cardozo L. Rev. 2257 (2009).
- Ivy Doster, A Cheese by Any Other Name: A Palatable Compromise to the Conflict Over Geographical Indications, 59 Vand. L. Rev. 873 (2006).
- Dev Gangjee, Comment, Quibbling Siblings: Conflicts Between Trademarks and Geographical Indications, 82 Chi.–Kent L. Rev. 1253 (2007).
- Stacy D. Goldberg, Comment, Who Will Raise the White Flag? The Battle Between the United States and the European Union over the Protection of Geographical Indications, 22 U. Pa. J. Int’l Econ. L. 107 (2001).
- Deborah J. Kemp, Trademarks and Geographical Indications: A Case of California Champagne, 10 Champ. L. Rev. 257 (2006).
- Aaron C. Lang, Note, On the Need to Expand Article 23 of the TRIPS Agreement, 16 Duke J. Comp. & Int’l L. 487 (2007).
- Leigh Ann Lindquist, Champagne or Champagne? An Examination of U.S. Failure to Comply with the Geographical Provisions of the TRIPS Agreement, 27 Ga. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 309 (1999).
- Jose Manuel Cortes Martin, TRIPS Agreement: Towards a Better Protection for Geographical Indications?, 30 Brooklyn J. Int’l L. 117 (2004).
- Justin Hughes, Champagne, Feta, and Bourbon: The Spirited Debate About Geographical Indications, 58 Hastings L.J. 299 (2007).
- Michael Maher, On Vino Veritas? Clarifying the Use of Geographic References on American Wine Labels, 89 Calif. L. Rev. 1881 (2001).
- Brian Rose, Comment, No More Whining About Geographical Indications: Assessing the 2005 Agreement Between the United States and the European Community on the Trade in Wine, 29 Hous. J. Int’l L. 731 (2007).
- Mark Silva, Note, Sour Grapes: The Compromising Effect of the United States’ Failure to Protect Foreign Geographic Indications of Wines, 28 B.C. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 197 (2005).
- Justin M. Waggoner, Note, Acquiring a European Taste for Geographical Indications, 33 Brooklyn J. Int’l L. 569 (2008).
- Vicki Waye, Assessing Multilateral vs. Bilateral Agreements and Geographic Indications Through International Food and Wine, 14 Currents Int’l Trade L.J. 56 (2005).
- Philippe Zylberg, Geographical Indications v. Trademarks: The Lisbon Agreement: A Violation of TRIPS?, 11 U. Balt. Intell. Prop. L.J. 1 (2002).
Transnational and Domestic Agreements, Legislation, and Documents
- 27 C.F.R. (Codified Federal Regulations).
- Agreement Between the European Community and Australia on Trade in Wine, 2009 J.O. (L 28) 3.
- Agreement Between Australia and the European Community on Trade in Wine, 1994 J.O. (L 86) 3.
- Agreement Between the United States of America and the European Community on Trade in Wine, U.S.-E.C., Mar. 10, 2006.
- Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Apr. 15, 1994, arts. 22-24, Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, Annex 1C, arts. 22-24, 108 Stat. 4809, 869 U.N.T.S. 299.
- Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements by Country
- European Communities—Protection of Trademarks and Geographical Indications for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs, WT/DS 174 R 15, March 2005 (05-0955) (Complaint by the United States) and WT/DS 290 R 15, March 2005 (05-0936) (Complaint by Australia).
- Federal Alcohol Administration Act, 27 U.S.C. § 201.
- Federal Alcohol Law and State Alcohol Laws
- Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration, Oct. 31, 1958, 923 U.N.T.S 205.
- Madrid Agreement for the Repression of False of Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods, Apr. 14, 1891, 828 U.N.T.S. 163.
- Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, Mar. 20, 1883, 828 U.N.T.S. 305.
- Percentage Juice Declaration for Foods Purporting to be Beverages that Contain Fruit or Vegetable Juice, 21 C.F.R. § 101.30.
- Pub. L. No. 109-432, div. A, § 422, 120 Stat. 2922, 2972 (2006) (codified as amended at 26 U.S.C. § 5388 (2006).
- Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, May 23, 1969 1155 U.N.T.S. 331.
- Alcohol Law Review
- Alcoholic Beverages Law Blog
- Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog
- The Food Buster
- Lex Vini
- Pennsylvania Winery and Hospitality Lawyer
- Ship Compliant
- Terroirist Blog
- The Wine Law Blog
- Vino Advising Blog
- Wine Law in Canada and B.C.
- Wine Lawyer Matthew T. Allen
- Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
- Australian Government: Register of Protected Geographical Indications and Other Terms
- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
- Center for Wine Origins
- Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne
- Council Regulation of 22 October 2007 Establishing a Common Organisation of Agricultural Markets and on Specific Provisions for Certain Agricultural Products
- End Connecticut Blue Laws
- European Commission Wine Legislation
- Free the Grapes
- International Organisation of Vine and Wine
- New York Wine and Grape Society
- Office of Champagne, US
- The Wine Lawyer
- Wine Industry Insight
- Wine Spectator
- Wines & Vines
Other Professional Organizations