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U.S. Import Controls/Product-Specific: Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms
What U.S. import controls apply to tobacco, cigarettes, and cigars?
What U.S. import controls apply to firearms?
What U.S. import controls apply to distilled spirits, including absinthe?
Do I need a permit to import beverage alcohol products such as wine, beer, and liquor into the United States?
Do I need a permit to import beverage alcohol products for my own use?
How can I import samples of alcoholic beverages for trade shows and/or for soliciting orders?
What is required to import alcohol for resale?
Can I import Alcohol in bulk containers, such as barrels?
May I conduct my business operations from a foreign location?
What is the process for obtaining a Federal Importers Basic Permit?
Do I have to pay a fee for a license or permit to import alcoholic beverages?
Do I have to pay any taxes to import alcoholic beverages?
Must I have my product’s label approved before I may distribute it in the United States?
Do I need to obtain a local or State license to conduct business?
Who do I contact if I have questions or need help with the application process?
What is the basis for the new certification requirements for imported wine?
Who must comply with the certification requirements for imported wine?
For the purpose of the certification requirements, what is a “natural wine”?
Is Sake a “natural wine”?
Is Honey Wine/Mead a “natural wine”?
Is Cider a “natural wine”?
Is Effervescent wine a “natural wine”?
Do the alcohol content limitations of natural wine refer to “acquired” or “actual” alcohol, or to “total” alcohol (which includes the alcohol equivalent of residual sugar contained in the wine)?
When does TTB consider wine to be “produced”?
What is “proper cellar treatment” for imported wine?
What is “certification” or imported wine?
Who may self-certify for imported wine?
What is an “affiliate” for imported wine?
What are some examples of companies that may or may not self-certify for imported wine?
Are there any exemptions from the certification requirements or imported wine?
If I import wine from a country with which the United States has an enological practices agreement, is the wine subject to certification?
Which countries currently have enological practices agreements with the United States?
Where can I find the certification form for imported wine?
When must I obtain the certification for imported wine?
Must my certification document be an original for imported wine?
Must I submit my certification to TTB for imported wine?
Must I keep a copy of the certification for imported wine? If yes, for how long?
I submitted my certification for imported wine with my COLA application. My application was returned to me for correction. When I submit my corrected COLA application, must I resubmit a copy of my certification with it?
Why is my COLA for imported wine qualified with 'Approved subject to compliance with 27 CFR 4.45(b)'?
My COLA was issued before the certification requirements were imposed. I am now using the approved labels to import wine produced after December 31, 2004, and a certification is required for the wine. When do I submit the certification to TTB?
My certification for imported wine was not available when I submitted my COLA application. When should I submit my certification to TTB?
If I am unable to submit my certification for imported wine with my COLA application and have to submit it later, what do I do?
What will TTB do with my certification for imported wine?
I am not eligible to self-certify for imported wine. May I use another importer?
Where can I obtain a copy of another importer for imported wine?
Is there a public listing of foreign governmental and/or government-approved wine certifying entities?
Do I need to submit to TTB and retain in my records a separate certification for each shipment of the same wine?
If another importer has already submitted to TTB a certification for the same wine I import, must I also submit a certification?
May I use the same certification for the red and white wines that I import? Both are made by the same producer, under the same brand name and subjected to the same cellar treatment.
May I use the same certification for the Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines that I import? Both are made by the same producer, under the same brand name and subjected to the same cellar treatment.
Must I get a new certification when there has been a change in the cellar treatment of my wine, even though I don’t need a new COLA?
I will be importing 20 bottles of wine for use at an upcoming trade show. Is this wine subject to certification?
Who should I contact if I have additional questions about certification requirements for imported wine?
Where can I learn about US Appellations of Origin?
Which countries are recognized by the US as European Community names of origin for wine?
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