Brussels, 11 October 2017. EFOW, the European Federation of Origin Wines (www.efow.eu), took part to the first G7 of Geographical Indications (GI) which took place in Bergamo (Italy) on 11 October 2017. In presence of the Italian Minister of Agriculture,
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On 4 April Eurostat published an article stating that in the EU in 2015 there were “2.4 million holdings cultivating 3.2 million hectares of vineyards”. The document underlines the fact that 2.5 million hectares of vineyards were dedicated to producing
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Maintaining the specificity of the wine sector, preparing the CAP post-2020, protecting GIs at the international level… In 2017, the European federation of origin wines (EFOW) will be on the forefront to defend wine appellations. With a particularity for this
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The European Commission has begun work to align EU wine regulations with the Lisbon Treaty. Professionals are complaining about the method and fear specific rules that apply to the sector will be called into question. What is the European Parliament’s position
English translation by EFOW’s Secretariat of the original version of Mr Bernard Farges interview published in Italian on Gambero Rosso on 18 February 2016.