First European Congress of Wine Appellations

22 November 2017 | Bibliothèque Solvay | 9h30-12h30

 

Programme

Event moderated by Rose O’DonovanAGRA FACTS Editor-in-Chief


Welcoming address by EFOW’s President, Mr. Bernard Farges

Video message by EU Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development, Mr. Phil Hogan


 The European wine sector today, a highly performing and innovative sector

  • Overview of the performance of the wine sector – study from ISMEA (Istituto di Servizi per il Mercato Agricolo Alimentare), Italian agriculture research institute
  • Wine much more than just a drink – Mr. Eric Bochman, sommelier & columnist
  • Innovation in the wine sector – videos
  • Debate between the speakers & Mr. Riccardo Ricci Curbastro, Vice-President of EFOW & President of Federdoc, & Mr. Manuel Cabral, Vice-President of EFOW & President of IVDP

What future CAP measures for the wine appellation sector?

Debate on the challenges facing wine appellations & expectations with regard to the CAP reform

  • Mr. Jerzy Plewa, Director General of DG AGRI
  • Mr. Herbert Dorfmann, President of the Wine Integroup of the European Parliament
  • Mr. Bernard Farges, President of EFOW & CNAOC
  • Mr. David Palacios, Vice-President of EFOW & President of CECRV

Followed by a wine tasting &  lunch