Vilafranca del Penedès, 15 April 2020.- In light of the health and economic crisis situation arisen from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Cava DO has approved a new series of urgent measures in order to mitigate the effects this situation is causing to the sector.
These actions represent an initial package which is adopted and of an exceptional and imminent nature, and has been approved with room for modifications, i.e. with a view to it being adapted and complemented through subsequent measures, if possible, based on the upcoming developments.
The President of the Cava DO, Javier Pagés, wishes to remind us of the exceptional nature of these times and conveys a message of optimism. “If all stakeholders come together, the Cava sector, as in other occasions throughout its history, will once again demonstrate its strength and will to succeed”, he stated.
The measures are as follows:
Aid for the operators
Scope of control and assurance
Scope of communication and promotion
Scope of support from public authorities
In parallel, the Cava DO has agreed to claim from the public authorities for the following series of aid and requests:
With these measures, the Cava DO hopes to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 in the sector, acknowledging the needs of all stakeholders and collaborating towards a sustainable future and growth.