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AREV asks the European Commission for an extraordinary budget for the urgent revival of the wine market by Covid-19
The President of the Assembly of European Wine Regions (AREV), Emiliano García-Page, addressed a letter to President Ursula von der Leyen, asking for her support in view of the current crisis in the sector caused by COVID19.
In addition to a recovery plan, AREV suggested the creation of a high-level group responsible for proposing measures to help revive the European wine sector affected by the pandemic.
AREV welcomes the measures announced by the Commission, but draws attention to their funding and demands more daring
The AREV is very pleased to acknowledge that the Commission has taken up most of the requests expressed in its statement of 3rd of April 2020.
The measures requested were intended to respond to the urgency of the situation caused by Covid-19.
Developing digital technology combines the environment, societal demands and dynamism of the European regions’ viticulture.
Wine consumers want fewer chemicals. They demand more and more respect for the environment, more sustainable products, a strong link with the territory and tradition.
The global wine market is growing (x2 in 15 years) and very internationalized (45 of the wines are exported).
The EU is the world’s largest wine-producing player: the world’s largest producer, largest consumer, largest exporter and importer of wine.
The President of the AREV, Emiliano Garcia-Page Sanchez (Castilla-La Mancha), gave a rousing speech on the wine civilization, illustrating the missions of the AREV: defending and promoting the shared interests of European wine regions.
The XXVI plenary session was an opportunity for the German-speaking regions to reaffirm their unwavering support for the AREV.