About: wine sector

Agrifood 07-07-2021

MEP: Parliament and Council haven’t listened to each other in CAP talks

In an exclusive interview with EURACTIV France, MEP Eric Andrieu expressed disappointment about the lack of communications between the two EU lawmakers that led to an unsatisfactory environmental part of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform
Agrifood 03-02-2021

MEPs to extend support to wine sector amid COVID, US tariffs uncertainty

European lawmakers have backed the Commission's proposal to extend the length of an aid package for winegrowers by an additional year.
Agrifood 28-10-2020

No wine left behind: How Germany wants to adapt to climate change

Winegrowers are facing unprecedented challenges from climate change, like hot summers or water shortages, but the warmer climate also favours certain types of cultivation. The German government's adaptation strategy is designed to help the winegrowing sector, but to what extent does it help them in practice? EURACTIV Germany reports.
Agrifood 04-06-2020

MEPs threaten to sink unambitious COVID-19 wine package

Lawmakers in the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee (COMAGRI) turned down a section of an aid package proposed by the Commission for wine, fruit and vegetable producers, as it wasn't ambitious enough to cope with disruption caused by the pandemic.
European Parliament's Agriculture Committee will grill Commissioner Wojciechowski in a hearing on Thursday (30 April).
Agrifood 28-04-2020

MEPs voice ‘strong reservations’ about Commission’s market intervention measures

In a letter to Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski, MEPs on the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee (COMAGRI) criticised the package of exceptional measures proposed by the Commission to relieve distressed agri-food markets in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.