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Evaluation of the CAP measures applied to the wine sector
Case study report : Italy - Veneto
Italy is one of the main wine producing country of the EU. Its vineyard represents 20.1% of the EU area under vines, and covers 5.1%% of the national UUA. It is also a key player on the EU wine export market. In 2016, 41.3% of the production was exported. Italy has 73% of its vineyard eligible for PDO/PGI, which is in the EU average compared to other producing Member States. Veneto is the focus region of this case study. It is the third region of Italy in term of area in vineyards, representing 14% of the Italian vineyard and 2.8% of total EU area under vines. It is however the region most specialised in wine of Italy, with 12% of its UAA dedicated to vineyards. Veneto is also the region producing the highest share of wine in PDO/PGI (90% of regional production).