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PRESS RELEASE : A NEW PRESIDENT FOR AREV


	
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05/13/2015 | arev

A NEW PRESIDENT FOR AREV :

The President of the Italian Piedmont region, Sergio Chiamparino, was unanimously elected as the new President of the Assembly of European Wine-producing Regions (AREV) at the association’s annual general assembly held on the 16th and 17th of April in Epernay/Chouilly. He replaces Jean-Paul Bachy, President of the Champagne-Ardenne region, who wished to hand over the baton after seven years as President, a period marked by numerous actions in favour of maintaining the principle of regulation in European viticultural policy.    

PRESS RELEASE       

 

A NEW PRESIDENT FOR AREV

 

The President of the Italian Piedmont region, Sergio Chiamparino, was unanimously elected as the new President of the Assembly of European Wine-producing Regions (AREV) at the association’s annual general assembly held on the 16th and 17th of April in Epernay/Chouilly. He replaces Jean-Paul Bachy, President of the Champagne-Ardenne region, who wished to hand over the baton after seven years as President, a period marked by numerous actions in favour of maintaining the principle of regulation in European viticultural policy.     

 

Sergio Chiamparino was elected as President of the Piedmont region in May 2014 (48,000 ha of vines, 20,000 producers), the most important wine-making region in Italy thanks to its many prestigious ‘appellations of origin’ wines (DOC, DOCG), after having served two terms as mayor of the city of Turin, from 2001 to 2011, where he successfully organised the transformation of the city in preparation for the 2006 Winter Olympic Games.  

 

The AREV association of professionals (CEPV) re-elected Luxembourg representative Aly Leonardy for a third term as President, who is now according to statute 1st Vice President of AREV, as well as electing Piedmont representative Ettore Ponzo as Vice President of CEPV, also for his third term in office.     

 

President Chiamparino designated Floriano Luciano as the new Secretary General of AREV. He is an agronomist, and Special Advisor to the Piedmont Agricultural Assessor Giorgio Ferrero. He also confirmed Dominique Janin in his role as Assistant Secretary General.     

 

The AREV delegates unanimously adopted three resolutions, regarding winemaking on steep slopes, the threat posed by grapevine flavescence dorée, and the protection of European geographical indications in internet domain names “.vin, .wine”. During the coming weeks we will be publishing a resolution regarding the bilateral free trade agreements between the European Union and the USA.

 

For further information concerning AREV’s policies as well as past and anticipated political activities, please refer to the attached press file.      

 

Dominique Janin

Secrétaire Général Adjoint

djanin@arev.org

T: + 49 7802 703637

F: + 49 7802 703639

 

L’AREV – Assemblée des Régions Européennes Viticoles (www.arev.org) – est l’organisation politico-professionnelle des régions viticoles d’Europe et leur porte-parole aux niveaux européen et international. Sa mission est de défendre et de promouvoir la viticulture européenne dans le processus politique ainsi que de développer la subsidiarité, le fait régional et la coopération interrégionale. 65 régions de 18  pays européens sont actuellement membres de l’AREV.

 

Die AREV – Versammlung der Weinbauregionen Europas (www.arev.org) – ist die politisch-berufsständische Organisation der weinerzeugenden Regionen Europas und ihr Wortführer auf europäischer und internationaler Ebene. Ihre Aufgabe ist es, den europäischen Weinbau im politischen Prozess zu verteidigen und zu fördern sowie die Subsidiarität, die Regionalebene und die Zusammenarbeit zwischen den Regionen zu verstärken. 65 Regionen aus 18 Staaten sind derzeit Mitglieder der AREV.

 

AREV – Assembly of European Wine Regions (www.arev.org) – is both a political and professional organization of European wine growing regions. It is their spokesman to European and international level decisions. Its goal is to defend and promote European viticulture within political processes as well as to develop subsidiarity, regionalism and interregional cooperation. Today, 65 regions from 18 European countries are members of AREV.

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