The Association of Alcohol Distillers and Wine Spirits Transformers (ADEVIN) will be holding its Ordinary General Assembly within the frame of FENAVIN 2007, trade fair that will take place from May 7th to the 10th at the Ciudad Real Trade Fair Pavilion
The meeting will count with the participation of the representatives of its associated distilleries from the Autonomous Communities of Castilla-La Mancha, Cataluña, Extremadura, Navarra, La Rioja and Castilla-León.
Amongst other matters, within the day's agenda they have foreseen dealing with integration of the National Association of Distillers of Portugal (AND) in the European Confederation of Wine Distilleries (CEDIVI), of which ADEVIN is a founding member, apart from the upcoming reform of the wine CMO (Common Organization of the Market).
Other points that will be dealt with in the Agenda of the Assembly that will be taking place within the frame of FENAVIN will be approval of the previous Assembly's minutes; as well as the President's report on diverse matters that were dealt with in the last Assembly, this if proceeding; various matters; questions and answers.
FENAVIN, EXCELLENT PUBLICITY, PERFORMANCE AND COMMUNICATIONS
According to the Association's President Antonio Ortega Fajardo, in only three editions FENAVIN has become one of the best trade fairs on wine, reason being "the excellent publicity, performance and communications". He likewise believes that this year there will be a great demand for winery space at FENAVIN, also due "to the success of the past trade fairs".
He also considers that FENAVIN is of great help in the commercialization of wine "given the important number of professional visitors". So that Spanish wineries can sell their wines abroad, the President recommends "that they offer excellent value for money and that designing good marketing is a must".
He also considers that Castilla-La Mancha has many competitive advantages with regards to other regional communities, such as for example "quality, the climate for production and the diversity of products". He also assures, "the consumer has an increased interest in the world of wine, in particular in quality wines".
Finally Ortega Fajardo mentions that the viticulture sector in Castilla-La Mancha in particular and in general in Spain "currently finds itself in a difficult situation, awaiting the upcoming, apparently in-depth reform, which is to take place in the common organization of the market in wine.