submitted by Harsh Joshi
are two control quality offices in France. And in
top of that each local wine appellation can initiated
an internal wine quality control to raise the quality
of its wines.
control of quality of the wine in France depends
of the classification
grade the wine belongs to :
Vin de table: no specific quality control, wine is
under european regulation.
Vin de Pays : there is a quality control initiated
by VINIFLHOR (Office National Interprofessionnel
des Vins). This office recently replaced the former
AOVDQS : the wine is controled by the INAO office
(Institut National des Appellations d’Origine).
The regulation is in between Vin de Pays and AOC.
AOC : all the wines are strictly regulated and controled
by the INAO office. The control quality is stronger
than for Vin de Pays or AOVDQS wines.
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