About: vineyards

Agrifood 09-01-2020

French vineyards fear losing land to new pesticide-free zones

Pesticide-free zones, implemented in France since 1 January 2020, have angered winegrowers, who are losing a great deal of surface area, while civil society still considers them insufficient. EURACTIV France reports.
Agrifood 01-10-2019

Organic wine gradually leaving its mark in the French wine industry

While the French people are consuming less wine, they are drinking more organic wine. However, the expense of going 'bio' proves to be an important risk for winegrowers. EURACTIV France reports.
Agrifood 22-08-2001

Commission approves 800 million euro for vineyards

On 20 August, the European Commission approved grants worth 800 million euro for the restructuring and conversion of vineyards. Due to the reforms made to the common agricultural policy (CAP) introduced in 1999, Community aid was made available for 2000 and 2001.