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EU looks to transform wine into biofuel

Published:  23 July, 2008

EUROPE: The European Union (EU) has lodged a notice in its Official Journal (OJEU) to sell unwanted wine to make bioethanol.

The European Commission earlier this year proposed sweeping reforms of EU wine policy that would abolish crisis distillation, along with requesting unprofitable winemakers to 'grub up' their vineyards.