HB 3448

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2019 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jun 10, 2019
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Relating to wine labeling; prescribing an effective date.


Requires that, to extent provided by Oregon Liquor Control Commission rules, if wine labeled with American viticultural area in Oregon is labeled with single grape variety as type designation, wine must meet specified content requirements. Requires commission to make requirements applicable to wine with labels identifying Willamette Valley viticultural area and American viticultural areas wholly or partly within Willamette Valley viticultural area. Creates exception. Requires commission to classify certain grape varieties as exempt from content requirements. Authorizes commission to exempt additional grape varieties by rule. Prohibits identifying Pinot noir as exempt grape variety. Establishes content requirement for wine from exempt grape varieties. Establishes default content requirement for wines not subject to other content requirements. Makes content requirements applicable to wine labeled on or after January 1, 2023. Imposes revised content requirements for wine bottled on or after January 1, 2030. Authorizes commission to require that wine using American viticultural area in this state as appellation of origin be produced entirely from grapes grown in that American viticultural area. Makes authority operative January 1, 2035. Requires commission to appoint advisory committee. Sunsets advisory committee January 2, 2023. Requires commission to adopt rules establishing penalty schedule for labeling requirement. Creates exception to civil penalty. Requires adoption of initial rules in time to take effect January 1, 2023. Repeals rule adoption requirement January 2, 2024. Requires commission to report to interim committee of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2020, regarding advisory committee recommendations and status of commission rule adoption proceedings. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.

Bill Sponsors (37)

Rep Boles




Jul 01, 2019


In committee upon adjournment.

Jun 21, 2019


Referred to Ways and Means by order of Speaker.

Jun 21, 2019


Recommendation: Do pass and be referred to Ways and Means.

Jun 20, 2019


Work Session held.

Jun 17, 2019


Public Hearing held.

Jun 12, 2019


Referred to Rules.

Jun 10, 2019


First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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