Requirements

A list of requirements you need to meet when exporting NZ grape wine.


Overseas Market Requirements (OMARs)

OMARs outline specific requirements you need to meet when exporting to those countries or markets.

Market-specific requirements

Besides meeting general wine export requirements, some countries will also require you to include special documents with your consignment. MPI issues the following documents to help you access these markets.

Destination Document required
European Economic Community VI-1 certificate (including laboratory test results)
Brazil Certificate of origin and analysis (including laboratory test results)
South Africa Cultivar Certificate
China Free Sale Certificate (only where requested by the market)
Costa Rica Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Colombia Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Guatemala Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Indonesia Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Kazakhstan Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Myanmar Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Panama Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Paraguay Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Peru Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Philippines Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Russia Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Turkey Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Venezuela Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration
Vietnam Free Sale Advice Statement for product registration

You can request all these documents, except Cultivar Certificates, using the Wine E-Cert system. If you need Cultivar Certificates – or you're asked for an export document that you don't see here – email wine.query@mpi.govt.nz.

If you aren't familiar with the Wine E-Cert system or you need help, email the Wine Export Certification Service (WECS) – wecs@nzwine.com.

Codes of Practice

Wine Standards Management Plan Code of Practice is available from the members' section of the New Zealand Winegrowers website. 

New Zealand grape wine export code

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Codes of practice

Notices

Wine (New Zealand Grape Wine Export Eligibility Requirements) Notice 2006

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