The International Organisation of Vine and Wine is an intergovernmental organisation made up of Member States
The Agreement of 3 April 2001 was signed by 35 Sovereign States.
Today, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine is made up of 50 Member States.
Republic of North Macedonia
The international treaty of 3 April 2001 also enables some territories and organisations to participate in the OIV works as observers.
International Wine Law Association
Assembly of Wine-Producing European Regions
International University Association of Wine
Centre for Research, Environmental Sustainability and Advancement of Mountain Viticulture
International Federation of Wines and Spirits
Oenological Products and Practices International Association
Union Internationale des Œnologues
World Federation of Major International Wine and Spirits Competitions
Association de la Sommellerie Internationale
Wine in Moderation
(China), prefecture-level municipality
Autonomous region China
The Great Wine Capitals Global Network
The Lien de la vigne Association
Texas Department of Agriculture
Wine Origins Alliance
Wine Origins Alliance Association
How to Join the OIV:
The Government of the interested State must send the request of adhesion through its Embassy in Paris to the Director General of the OIV, with a copy of this request to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The director General of OIV informs the members concerning the application for membership. Members have six months from the reception of the application to inform the OIV on their opinion. After this time, if a majority of members has not opposed it, the application will be accepted.
Once the application is successful, the State concerned will have twelve months within which to deposit its instrument of accession with the depository.
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