Brussels, 5 March 2021. EFOW, the European Federation of Origin Wines (www.efow.eu), welcomes the announcement by President von der Leyen, and the USTR office to suspend for an initial period of four months the retaliatory tariffs affecting the EU wine sector
Open letter to the European institutions Recipients: The European Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Janusz Wojciechowski The Presidency of the Portuguese Council, Minister for Agriculture Maria do Céu Antunes The rapporteur on the Common Organisation of the Markets, Mr Eric Andrieu,
Brussels, 20 January 2021. EFOW, the European Federation of Origin Wines (www.efow.eu), welcomes the letter sent by Mr Norbert Lins, the Chairman of the AGRI Committee of the European Parliament, on behalf of all his colleagues to Executive Vice-President and Commissioner for Trade,
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.
Special Edition – Impact of the COVID-19 crisis on wine appellations
EFOW welcomes the positive results for wine appellations of the vote in the European Parliament and the negotiations in the Council on the CAP reform. EFOW members hope that the trilogues will lead to an ambitious CAP for the sector.
Brussels, 15 September 2020 EFOW, the European Federation of Origin Wines, which brings together the Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese wine appellations, launched a solemn appeal to the Ministers of Agriculture of the major wine-producing countries to unite to safeguard the vine planting
EFOW’s presidents welcome the important flexibilities that have been introduced for the wine sector at the national and European levels but consider that the crisis is far from over.
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.
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.