23 national associations

More than 7.000 companies

More than 200.000 direct jobs in the EU

Over 90% of EU wine exports

€8 billion worth of exports

Founded in 1960, the CEEV – Comité Européen des Entreprises Vins is the representative professional body of the EU industry and trade in Wines.


Policy dossiers

Internal Market & Food Safety

To improve the smooth functioning of the Internal Market, focused on consumer interests, avoiding disproportioned regulatory burdens and trade distorting factors.

Research & Innovation

Supporting the evolution of the EU R&D policy and funding framework, allowing to increase the scale and impact of the EU investment in research on wine, adapted to the unique experimentation and technological needs and the specific structure of the EU wine sector, and contributing to reinforce the sustainable competitiveness of the EU wine sector and its world leadership in viti-viniculture

Wine, Health & Social Aspects

To mobilize the positive contribution of the Wine sector in reducing the harmful use of alcohol, supporting the legitimate place of moderate and responsible consumption of wine as compatible with a healthy lifestyle in our societies

Tax & Customs Issues

To preserve the proper functioning of the Internal Market, avoiding increases of minimum excise duties on wine products and promoting the smooth implementation of the EMCS.

EU Wine Policy

To reinforce the competitiveness and market-orientation of the EU Wine sector

External Trade Policy

To improve the market access conditions for the EU wine exports, with a focus on key priority markets.

Environmental sustainability

To contribute to the improvement of the environmental performance of competitive EU Wines and sector by preserving the natural assets and improving environmentally sustainable viticulture practices, while preventing disproportionate burdens, barriers to trade and distortions of competition.


Wine in moderation

The Wine in Moderation Programme is a programme created by the wine sector to inspire healthy lifestyles and well-being; and to contribute to the reduction of alcohol-related harm.

Wine in moderation

Permanent Secretariat

Comité Vins
Avenue des Arts 43 / 5e
B-1040 Brussels

T +32 2 230 99 70
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