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Happy New Year: Raise a Glass for Union-Made Wines and Champagne

Happy New Year: Raise a Glass for Union-Made Wines and Champagne

Written by Jackie Tortora, AFL-CIO

As you plan your New Year’s Eve celebration, don’t forget to check out this list of union-made in America wine and champagne from our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. Beverages include those brought to you by the United Farm Workers (UFW), the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and the Teamsters (IBT).

  • Andre champagne (UFCW)
  • Arbor Mist (UFCW)
  • C.K Mondavi (UFW, UFCW)
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle (UFW, IBT)
  • Cook’s champagne (UFCW)
  • Gallo Estate Wines (UFCW)
  • Gallo of Sonoma (UFW)
  • St. Supery (UFW)
  • Tott’s champagne (UFCW)
  • Turning Leaf (UFCW)

Find more union-made beverages here.

This post was originally published by the AFL-CIO.


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2:22AM PST on Jan 5, 2013


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2:45AM PST on Jan 4, 2013

Thanks for the list and a Happy New Year to all.

9:37PM PST on Jan 2, 2013

Cheers people of Care2!! WE should have a good new year 2013!!

5:18PM PST on Jan 2, 2013

people saying that USA needs to come up with own name for champagne, most know that wine is named for it location and the type of grape, I think getting too picky here. The champagne I had this year was from Australia and it was awesome.

4:11AM PST on Jan 2, 2013

Thanks to those who pointed out that champagne must be produced in the Champagne region of France. The American sparkling wines on the list are awful and nothing like real champagne.

10:24AM PST on Jan 1, 2013

Great. Now if we can find more things made in the US instead of China we might be in better shape as far as jobs. We need more manuf. jobs in the US to put people to work and manybe end sooo many recalls from cheaply made things from China.

6:53AM PST on Jan 1, 2013


3:21AM PST on Jan 1, 2013

Thank you for the list:)

2:57AM PST on Jan 1, 2013

I would never Buy Shampain, but frequently drink Spanish CAVA which at £1,50 a bottle is real value & better than most CHAMPAGNE which is mostly an overpriced con.

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