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List of geographical designations for spirit drinks in the European Union

List of geographical designations for spirit drinks in the European Union

The geographical designations which may be applied to spirits are defined in the Regulation laying down general rules on the definition, description and presentation of spirit drinks (No 1576/89), as amended by the two Acts of Accession which have enlarged the European Union since 1989.

Designations marked with an asterisk may be associated with qualifying phrases: see articles for more details.

Rum

Designation Country
Rhum de la Martinique* France
Rhum de la Guadaloupe* France
Rhum de la Réunion* France
Rhum de la Guyane* France
Ron de Malaga Spain
Ron de Granada Spain
Rum da Madeira Portugal

Whisky/Whiskey

Designation Country
Irish Whiskey* Ireland
Irish Whisky* Ireland
Scotch Whisky* United Kingdom
Whisky español* Spain
Uisce Beatha Eireannach/Irish Whiskey* Ireland

Grain spirit

Designation Country
Eau-de-vie de seigle, marque nationale luxembourgeoise Luxembourg

Wine spirit

Designation Country
Aguardente do Alentejo Portugal
Aguardente do Algarve Portugal
Aguardente da Barraida Portugal
Aguardente da Beira Interior Portugal
Aguardente do Douro Portugal
Aguardente do Minho Portugal
Aguardente do Oeste Portugal
Aguardente do Ribatejo Portugal
Armagnac France
Bas-Armagnac France
Cognac* France
Eau-de-vie de Cognac France
Eau-de-vie des Charentes France
Eau-de-vie de vin de la Marne France
Eau-de-vie de vin originaire d'Aquitaine France
Eau-de-vie de vin de Bourgogne France
Eau-de-vie de vin originaire du Bugey France
Eau-de-vie de vin originaire du Centre-Est France
Eau-de-vie de vin originaire des Coteaux de la Loire France
Eau-de-vie-de vin originaire des Côtes-du-Rhone France
Eau-de-vie de vin originaire de Franche-Comté France
Eau-de-vie de vin originaire du Languedoc France
Eau-de-vie de vin originaire de Provence France
Faugères/Eau-de-vie de Faugères France
Fine Bordeaux France
Haut-Armagnac France
Ténarèse France

Brandy

Designation Country
Brandy de Jerez Spain
Brandy de Penedés Spain
Brandy italiano Italy
Brandy Αττικής/Attica Brandy Greece
Brandy Πελοποννήσου/Peloponnese Brandy Greece
Brandy Κεντρικής Ελλάδας/Brandy from Central Greece Greece
Deutscher Weinbrand Germany
Wachauer Weinbrand Austria
Weinbrand Dürnstein Austria
Karpatské brandy špeciál Slovakia

Grape marc spirit

Designation Country
Eau-de-vie de marc de Champagne/Marc de Champagne France
Eau-de-vie de marc originaire d'Aquitaine France
Eau-de-vie de marc de Bourgogne France
Eau-de-vie de marc originaire du Centre-Est France
Eau-de-vie de marc originaire de Franche-Comté France
Eau-de-vie de marc originaire de Bugey France
Eau-de-vie de marc originaire de Savoie France
Marc de Bourgogne France
Marc de Savoie France
Marc d'Auvergne France
Eau-de-vie de marc originaire des Coteaux de la Loire France
Eau-de-vie de marc des Côtes du Rhône France
Eau-de-vie de marc originaire de Provence France
Eau-de-vie de marc originaire du Languedoc France
Marc d'Alsace Gewürztraminer France
Marc de Lorraine France
Bagaceira do Minho Portugal
Bagaceira do Douro Portugal
Bagaceira da Beira Interior Portugal
Bagaceira da Bairrada Portugal
Bagaceira do Oeste Portugal
Bagaceira do Ribatejo Portugal
Bagaceira do Alentejo Portugal
Bagaceira do Algarve Portugal
Orujo gallego Spain
Grappa di Barolo Italy
Grappa piemontese/Grappa del Piemonte Italy
Grappa lombarda/Grappa di Lombardia Italy
Grappa trentina/Grappa del Trentino Italy
Grappa friulana/Grappa del Friuli Italy
Grappa veneta/Grappa del Veneto Italy
Südtiroler Grappa/Grappa dell'Alto Adige Italy
Τσικουδιά Κρήτης/Tsikoudia from Crete Greece
Τσίπουρο Μακεδονίας/Tsipouro from Macedonia Greece
Τσίπουρο Θεσσαλίας/Tsipouro from Thessaly Greece
Τσίπουρο Τυρνάβου/Tsipouro from Tyrnavos Greece
Eau-de-vie de marc, marque nationale luxembourgeoise Luxembourg

Fruit spirit

Designation Country
Schwarzwälder Kirschwasser Germany
Schwarzwälder Himbeergeist Germany
Schwarzwälder Mirabellenwasser Germany
Schwarzwälder Williamsbirne Germany
Schwarzwälder Zwetschgenwasser Germany
Fränkisches Zwetschgenwasser Germany
Fränkisches Kirschwasser Germany
Fränkischer Obstler Germany
Mirabelle de Lorraine France
Kirsch d'Alsace France
Quetsch d'Alsace France
Framboise d'Alsace France
Kirsch de Fougerolles France
Südtiroler Williams/Williams dell'Alto Adige Italy
Südtiroler Aprikot/Südtiroler Italy
Marille/Aprikot dell'Alto Adige/Marille dell'Alto Adige Italy
Südtiroler Kirsch/Kirsch dell'Alto Adige Italy
Südtiroler Zwetschgeler/Zwetschgeler dell'Alto Adige Italy
Südtiroler Obstler/Obstler dell'Alto Adige Italy
Südtiroler Gravensteiner/Gravensteiner dell'Alto Adige Italy
Südtiroler Golden Delicious/Golden delicious dell'Alto Adige Italy
Williams friulano/Williams del Friuli Italy
Sliwovitz del Veneto Italy
Sliwovitz del Friuli-Veneto Giulia Italy
Sliwovitz del Trentino-Alto Adige Italy
Distillato di mele trentino/Distillato di mele del Trentino Italy
Williams trentino/Williams del Trentino Italy
Sliwovitz trentino/Sliwovitz del Trentino Italy
Aprikot trentino/Aprikot del Trentino Italy
Medronheira do Algarve Portugal
Medronheira do Buçaco Portugal
Kirsch Friulano/Kirschwasser Friulano Italy
Kirsch Trentino/Kirschwasser Trentino Italy
Kirsch Veneto/Kirschwasser Veneto Italy
Aguardente de pêra da Lousa Portugal
Eau-de-vie de pommes, marque nationale luxembourgeoise Luxembourg
Eau-de-vie de poires, marque nationale luxembourgeoise Luxembourg
Eau-de-vie de kirsch, marque nationale luxembourgeoise Luxembourg
Eau-de-vie de quetsch, marque nationale luxembourgeoise Luxembourg
Eau-de-vie de mirabelle, marque nationale luxembourgeoise Luxembourg
Eau-de-vie de prunelles, marque nationale luxembourgeoise Luxembourg
Wachauer Marillenbrand Austria
Szatmári szilvapálinka Hungary
Kecskeméti barackpálinka Hungary
Békési szilvapálinka Hungary
Szabolcsi almapálinka Hungary
Bošácka Slivovica Slovakia

Cider spirit and perry spirit

Designation Country
Calvados du Pays d'Auge France
Calvados France
Eau-de-vie de cidre de Bretagne France
Eau-de-vie de poiré de Bretagne France
Eau-de-vie de cidre de Normandie France
Eau-de-vie de poiré de Normandie France
Eau-de-vie de cidre du Maine France
Eau-de-vie de poiré du Maine France
Aquardiente de sidra de Asturias Spain

Gentian spirit

Designation Country
Bayerischer Gebirgsenzian Germany
Südtiroler Enzian/Genziana dell'Alto Adige Italy
Genziana trentina/Genziana del Trentino Italy

Fruit spirit drinks

Designation Country
Pacharán navarro Spain

Juniper-flavoured spirit drinks

Designation Country
Ostfriesischer Korngenever Germany
Genvièvre Flandres Artois France
Hasseltse jenever Belgium
Balegemse jenever Belgium
Péket de Wallonie Belgium
Steinhäger Belgium
Plymouth Gin United Kingdom
Gin de Mahón Spain
Vilniaus džinas Lithuania
Spišská borovička Slovakia
Slovenská borovička Juniperus Slovakia
Slovenská borovička Slovakia
Inovecká borovička Slovakia
Liptovská borovička Slovakia

Caraway-flavoured spirit drinks

Designation Country
Dansk Akvavit/Dansk Aquavit Denmark
Svensk Aquavit/Svensk Akvavit/Swedish Aquavit Sweden

Aniseed-flavoured spirit drinks

Designation Country
Anis español Spain
Évora anisada  
Cazalla  
Chinchón  
Ojén  
Rute  

Liqueur

Designation Country
Berliner Kümmel Germany
Hamburger Kümmel Germany
Münchener Kümmel Germany
Chiemseer Klosterlikör Germany
Bayerischer Kräuterlikör Germany
Cassis de Dijon France
Cassis de Beaufort France
Irish Cream Ireland
Palo de Mallorca Spain
Ginjinha portuguesa Portugal
Licor de Singeverga Spain
Benediktbeurer Klosterlikör Germany
Ettaler Klosterlikör Germany
Ratafia de Champagne France
Ratafia catalana Spain
Anís português Portugal
Finnish berry liqueur/Finnish fruit liqueur Finland
Großglockner Alpenbitter Austria
Mariazeller Magenlikör Austria
Mariazeller Jagasaftl Austria
Puchheimer Bitter Austria
Puchheimer Schloßgeist Austria
Steinfelder Magenbitter Austria
Wachauer Marillenlikör Austria
Allažu Ķimelis  
Čepkelių Lithuania
Demänovka bylinný likér Slovakia
Polish Cherry Poland
Karlovarská hořká Czech Republic

Vodka

Designation Country
Svensk Vodka/Swedish Vodka Sweden
Suomalainen Vodka/Finsk Vodka/Vodka of Finland Finland
Latvijas Dzidrais Latvia
Rīgas degvīns Latvia
LB degvīns Latvia
LB vodka Latvia
Originali Lietuviška degtinė Lithuania
Laugarício vodka Estonia
Polska Wódka/Polish Vodka Poland
Herbal vodka from the North Podlasie Lowland aromatised with an extract of bison grass/Wódka ziołowa z Niziny Północnopodlaskiej aromatyzowana ekstraktem z trawy żubrowej Poland

Bitter-tasting spirit drinks

Designation Country
Riga Black Balsam/Rīgas Melnais balzams Latvia
Demänovka bylinná horká  

Other spirit drinks

Designation Country
Pommeau de Bretagne France
Pommeau du Maine France
Pommeau de Normandie France
Svensk Punsch/Swedish Punsch Sweden

See also

References

  1. Council Regulation (EEC) No 1576/89 of 29 May 1989 laying down general rules on the definition, description and presentation of spirit drinks, OJ no. L160 of 1989-06-12, p. 1, corrected at OJ no. L223 of 1989-08-02, p. 27.
  2. Act of Accession of Austria, Sweden and Finland, OJ no. C241 of 1994-08-29, p. 21.
  3. Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded, OJ no. L236 of 2003-09-23, p. 33.

External links

  • [Consolidated version of the Regulation]
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