PRESS RELEASE | EU GIs welcome the European Commission’s initiatives to strengthen the EU Geographical Indication system

EFOW, the European Federation of Origin Wines, and oriGIn EU, the European antenna of the global alliance of geographical Indications (GIs), take the initiative to reiterate their appreciation for the recent initiatives taken by the European Commission to reinforce the EU GI system and call on EU law-makers to adopt amendments tabled in the context of the CAP reform that will strengthen GIs.

PRESS RELEASE | New Wine Delegated Act: EFOW will continue to be active and vigilant

Commissioner Wojciechowski announced during the June 9th meeting with the political coordinators of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee (AGRI Committee) and the rapporteur on the CMO Delegated Acts, the preparation of a new Delegated Act before the summer on condition that the AGRI Committee withdraws its objection to the Delegated Act based on article 219 it is currently scrutinising.

PRESS RELEASE | COVID-19: wine appellations call for urgent regulatory and market measures to deal with the crisis

EFOW, the European Federation of Origin Wines, has written to Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski to explain the dramatic situation wine appellations are facing following the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis. EFOW’s members are urging the European Commission to act swiftly through concrete regulatory and market measures to help operators navigate these troubled waters.