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Ref. Ares(2015)2652236 - 24/06/2015
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TTIP – meeting with the representatives of the Comité Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne (CIVC) 
(29 January)  
DG Plewa met with representatives of CIVC on the issue of the protection of the name "Champagne" in 
the U.S. CIVC praised a solution in TTIP to the pending issue of the nature of "semi-generics" for 
Champagne (together with other 16 EU wine names. DG Plewa
 and underlined the importance that CIVC closely discussed with the U.S. wine industry to 
facilitate a satisfactory solution to this issue. 
European Commission 
DG Agriculture and Rural Development 
Unit A1 The Americas