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


Event moderated by Rose O’DonovanAGRA FACTS

Welcoming address by EFOW‘s President, M. Bernard Farges

Video message by M. Phil Hogan, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

 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 – M. Eric Bochman, sommelier and columnist
  • Innovation in the wine sector – videos
  • Debate between the speakers and Mr. Riccardo Ricci Curbastro, vice-president of EFOW and president of Federdoc, and Mr. Manuel Cabral, vice-president of EFOW and president of IVDP

What future for the wine appellation sector in the European Union

Debate on the challenges facing wine appellations and 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 and CNAOC
  • Mr. David Palacios, vice-president of EFOW and president of CECRV

Followed by a wine degustation and a lunch cocktail