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Voicing opinions at European and international level

With its position strengthened by its dual representative status, AREV

approaches all institutions and bodies directly or indirectly responsible

for European or global wine policy, intervening and becoming involved in

all issues related to wine:


  • European Commission,

Directorates of Agriculture, Internal Market, Trade, Environment,

Economic Affairs, Eurostat, Regional Policy and the Wine

Management Committee

  • European Parliament

All-Party Wine Group, Agricultural Commission

  • Council of Europe

Environment and Agriculture Commission,

Congress of Local and Regional Authorities

  • Committee of the Regions

Agricultural Commission

  • Assembly of European Regions (AER)
  • International Wine and Vine Organization (OIV)
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)


  • Common Organization of the Market for Wine (COM Wine)
  • Winegrowing in future EU member countries
  • Winegrowing in difficult areas, in collaboration with the Research, Study and Development Centre for Mountain Winegrowing (CERVIM)
  • Taxation/Excise Duty
  • Protection of European Geographic Appellations
  • Harmonisation of labelling indications
  • Organic winegrowing
  • Genetically Modified Organisms
  • Computerization of Accompanying Trade Documents
  • Wine tourism, European Wine Routes
  • Wine and Health
  • International Academy of Wine Waiters