EFOW focuses its activities and its interaction with stakeholders in policy areas that have a direct impact on the origin wine sector. These are:

Agriculture and wine regulations, in particular:

  • Wine production and labelling regulations
  • Agricultural Quality product policy
  • Future of the CAP

Promotion programmes in the EU and in third countries

Trade negotiations:

  • Bilateral and regional agreements
  • WTO negotiations, in particular with regard to geographical indications protection

Internal market rules affecting the wine sector:

  • Free movement of goods
  • Fiscal and customs issues

Social aspects of wine relating to the positive impact of a moderate wine consumption