The European wine sector in figures: In terms of value, the EU wine sector exports € 10 billion within the EU, € 9.8 billion outside the EU and contributes € 7.2 billion to the EU trade balance. The sector generates
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.
The European Federation of Origin Wines, denounces the so-called simplification of the wine legislation by the Commission. EFOW members believe that through delegated and implementing acts the Commission is seeking to undermine the delicate balances of the last wine reform
1. At the beginning of your mandate President Juncker invited you to analyse the possibility of simplifying the current EU quality policy. Since then a year has passed by. Have you taken any decision on this and if yes
Brussels, 12 October 2015. EFOW, the European Federation of Origin Wines, has actively participated to the debates that took place at the Geographical Indication (GI) World Assembly meeting which was organised today at EXPO Milan. GI organisations and producers from