TTB Official Announcement Proposes Expansion of the Sta Rita Hills
The TTB released its official proposal yesterday to expand the Sta Rita Hills AVA to include an additional 2,296 acres. The public comment period for this issue is open until October 6, 2014.
To see the official announcement: http://www.ttb.gov/announcements/announcement_proposal-expand-sta-rita-viticultural.pdf
To see the official proposed expansion rule: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-08-07/pdf/2014-18705.pdf
To comment on the notice, and proposed expansion: http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=TTB-2014-0007
To read more on the arguments for and against expansion: http://wakawakawinereviews.com/2014/08/06/an-in-depth-look-at-the-proposed-sta-rita-hills-ava-expansion/