Following a difficult year for the wine sector due to the Covid-19 crisis and US tariffs, the Commission extends support for the wine sector.
Decline of wine consumption could slow down while consumption of olive oil should grow over the outlook period.
Due to increased import duties on EU wines, the Commission put forward measures to increase flexibility for the promotion of wine outside the EU.
Olive oil production is expected to increase while wine consumption is projected to decline over the outlook period.
To allow wine makers to easily identify authorised oenological practices, the European Commission published today the OIV code of oenological practices.