Globalcaja develops an extensive program of conferences on novelties in reconversion and restructuring of the vineyard

Globalcaja has organized a series of information days to analyze the new line of aid for reconversion and restructuring of vineyards, once the Order of the Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development has been published, by which these aids are regulated within the support program 2019-2023 and they are called for execution in 2019 and 2020, to be requested before March 15th, 2018.

The wine value of the DO Valdepeñas wines, present in FITUR 2018

The Valdepeñas Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) will be held at the International Tourism Fair of Spain (FITUR), whose next edition begins tomorrow and will continue until January 21st, two presentations with tastings of its wines, both at the stand of Castilla-La Mancha, as in the stand of the Ministry of Agriculture (MAPAMA).

Spain: approved the measures of the Support Program for the wine sector for the period 2019-2023

The Spanish Government has approved, in the Council of Ministers held on January 12th, the application of the Support Program for the Spanish wine sector for the period 2019-2023. A decision that will make available to the sector measures financed by the EU, with an estimated budget of more than 1,000 million euros. The measures eligible to apply for grants will be wine promotion in third countries, restructuring and reconversion of vineyards, distillation of by-products and investments.

Socialist MEPs denounce possible CETA's failure to eliminate tariffs on European wine

The Spanish Socialist MEPs, Clara Aguilera and Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero, have presented a question to the European Commission, regarding a possible infringement by Canada in compliance with the CETA, with regard to the abolition of tariffs on European wine. Thus, in their request, they ask the Commission if they can confirm in writing that Canada complies, within the framework of the CETA free trade agreement, with the limitation of the "off-site winery retail stores" and if it has abolished the application of tariffs. residuals to European wine.

Valencian farmers consider the limitation of plantations for DO Cava to be detrimental to their viticulture

The Valencian agricultural organizations AVA-ASAJA and La Unió de Llauradors i Ramaders have attacked the ministerial decision to limit the new vineyard plantations for the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) Cava, considering it very harmful to the interests of viticulture of its autonomous community. Thus, from AVA-ASAJA, its president, Cristóbal Aguado affirms that the ministerial disposition "is very short and represents a serious blow to the expectations of a growing sector". For its part, LA UNIÓ has criticized that, with this decision, the Ministry has folded to the interests of the DO Cava, controlled by the large Catalan wineries, and has called on the Ministry of Agriculture to initiate as many actions as it deems appropriate to defend the interests of the vine growers in a very important subject for the region of Requena-Utiel. Throughout the month of January this agrarian union will study possible protests.

Spain: the MAPAMA authorizes 4,950 ha. for new vineyard plantations in 2018

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment has set at 4,950 hectares the area that may be authorized for applications for new vineyard plantations in 2018, at the national level, according to the resolution of the General Directorate of Agricultural Production and Markets published on December 29th in the BOE. As reported by MAPAMA, this area represents 0.52% of the area currently planted with vineyards, which means maintaining the same growth rate as in the previous season.

The raisin from Muscatel of la Axarquía and the Valle Salado of Añana, Important Systems of World Agricultural Heritage

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Spain: Tejerina highlights the advances of the wine sector in competitiveness and sustainability

The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina has highlighted the progress made by the Spanish wine sector, "which today is more competitive, transparent and sustainable." García Tejerina, who made these statements during the presentation, on November 14th, of the Promotion Campaign "Marida mejor tu vida con vino", by the Spanish Wine Interprofessional (OIVE), has also highlighted the world leadership of our country in planted area of vineyard.

D.O.P Méntrida shows the potential of its wines to UK distributors

The D.O.P Méntrida, together with the Spanish Chamber of Commerce, will celebrate on October 23th, 24th and 25th, at the Hotel Cigarral de Caravantes de Toledo, an Inverse Marketing Mission attended by a total of six distributors from the United Kingdom. The main objective of this event will be to exhibit, once again, the potential of the wines of the DOP Méntrida beyond the Spanish borders. This meeting will strengthen the relations of these importers and will represent a unique opportunity to share experiences on the wines of the DOP Méntrida, to acquire new knowledge and to know successful business projects, all aimed at improving business relations.

Cooperativa Condes de Fuensalida presents to the international market its wine of semidulce pink needle of the variety Grenache

La Mancha cooperative Condes de Fuensalida has presented its "Semidulce Rosé Wine Grenache Variety" in Mexico, Holland and France. A novel and quality broth, which emerged three years ago, and which has become one of the star products of this company. The constant effort of the partners to create a different wine has been reflected in the elaboration of a light product of taking, with much needle and with high fruit load.