Wednesday, 7 November 2012
7.11.12 57 DO's meet with other countries to discuss EU plantation rights
An international meeting of European wine regions convened today in Brussels to defend the current system of plantation rights in Europe. 71 wine regions, including Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Bulgaria, Hungary, Croatia, Portugal and Austria, comprise the Association of European Wine Regions and are unanimously against the proposed reforms. Many a politician will also attend, representing both the EU and the wine regions. The meeting was arranged with the High Level group meeting of the 14th December in mind, which was set up to report to the Comission with recommendations.