Following the publication of new rules to simplify and clarify wine making practices in the EU in June 2019, and as required by those rules, the European Commission has published today in all EU languages the detailed files of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) code of oenological practices.
In the current context of broad and lively discussions, Farm Europe is pleased to invite you to the 4th edition of the Global Food Forum, on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2019 at the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels, at the heart of the EU policy-making process. The Global Food Forum gathers each year EU policy makers, prominent figures from the European institutions, national Ministries, key representatives of agriculture and agri-food stakeholders from different Member States and as well media and representatives from the Civil Society.
This week, wine lovers will celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day (21 November) – so it is an appropriate time to look at the latest data on the major wine exporters and importers in the European Union (EU). In 2018, the sold production of wine (including sparkling wine, port and grape must) in the EU was around 15 billion litres. The largest wine producers were Italy, Spain and France, followed by Portugal, Germany and Hungary.
Original Title: La Commission approuve une nouvelle appellation d’origine protégée d’Espagne.