Are Your Wine Bottle Labels Legally Compliant?

Posted in Digital Label Manufacturer by CS Labels on 14:33 January 02nd, 2019
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Labels are powerful tools for attracting customers, however it is very important that you provide your customers with the information they need to make an informed purchase. Additionally, with regards to some products (such as alcoholic beverages) there are pieces of information that businesses are required to include on their label.

So, before you send your labels to be printed, make sure that your wine bottle labels are legally compliant.

4 Tips For Wine Labels

  1. Ensure All The Required Information Is Included
    The required information in the United Kingdom is as follows:
    The number of UK units in the container of alcohol,
    The recommended safe drinking guidelines (which are a max of 3-4 daily units for men, and a max of 2-3 for women),
    And finally a warning for pregnant women (this can either be in the form of a logo or a written statement)

  2. Take Extra Steps to Promote Responsible Drinking
    If you want to go the extra mile, there are optional items of extra information that you can include on your wine label. For example, this includes the Drinkaware logo or website, and a message asking your customers to drink responsibly.

  3. Choose An Easy To Read Font
    When designing labels, it is very important that you ensure that you label includes an easy to read font. As discussed, there are numerous items of information that you are legally required to include on your label. As such, it is of upmost important that this information is presented in a font that is easy to read and understand.
  4. Keep Up To Date With All Changes In Legislation
    Legislation and regulations are amended from time to time, so it’s good practice to keep up to date with any changes in legislation that affect your industry; allowing you to make any changes you need to in order to remain in compliance with legislation.

    This highlights one of the many advantages of printing labels digitally. Labels can be printed digitally in a cost-effective manner in short runs.This means that if you need to print new labels in order to ensure complaints with amendments or changes, digital printing provides you with the tools to do so in a swift and timely manner.

CS Labels, An ISO 9001 2008 Accredited Provider Of Digital Labels

As a skilled family business with over 30 years of experience and a leading supplier of wine bottle labels, we can provide cost effective labels for short runs, environmentally friendly printing, and a free press proof on first order. Additionally, we are also offer competitive prices and our award winning digital labels are ISO 9001 2008 accredited.

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