13 October 2021Trademarks

Italians froth over Croatia’s Prošek PDO

Members of the Italian government and Italian trade associations are fiercely opposing Croatia’s attempt to make Prošek, a dessert-style wine made from white grapes, a traditional term with Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) in the EU.

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