The overall objectives of the BTSF Training Programme/Course on Control of GIs in the wine sector (course 1) are:

  • Goal 1: full grasp of the legal framework
  • Goal 2: perfect command of the organisational aspects of controls
  • Goal 3: in-depth knowledge of the preliminary steps of the control activity
  • Goal 4: in-depth knowledge of official controls in the whole chain
  • Goal 5: full awareness of the importance of correct reporting and communication activities
  • Goal 6: complete integration of all the information provided in the course

The course addresses the following topics:

  • Topic 1: PDO/PGI for wines in the context of EU quality policy and regulatory framework overview
  • Topic 2: Control systems related to PDO/PGI for wines
  • Topic 3: Planning and organisation of control activity on PDO/PGI wines
  • Topic 4: Official Controls on PDO/PGI wines
  • Topic 5: Communication and reporting related to official controls on PDO/PGI wines
  • Topic 6: Integration activities

This Training Programme has been designed for the profiles and positions described below. Please verify compliance with the selection criteria before submitting or validating applications.

  • Staff of competent authorities involved in planning and coordinating control activities of the wine sector (preferably at central level) and field inspectors involved in the delivery of such controls
  • Staff of delegated control bodies to which specific tasks related to GI control activities of the quality schemes in the wine sector have been delegated
  • Staff of national accreditation bodies and customs authorities involved in the wine GI sector

Applicants must have a good working level of English.

Session Start Date End Date City Country
1 15/11/2021 19/11/2021 Online
2 28/02/2022 04/03/2022 - CANCELLED
3 06/06/2022 10/06/2022 - Online
4 13/12/2022 16/12/2022 Turin Italy
5 09/05/2023 12/05/2023 Vienna Austria
6 17/10/2023 20/10/2023 Turin Italy
Control of GIs in the wine sector