Transnational Kick off Meeting AGORA

18 March 2024

WINE: Innovative Network and Tourism Experiences’ Promotion

On March 13 2024, Coopération Bancaire pour l’Europe hosted the kick-off meeting of the WINE project at its headquarters in Brussels.

The meeting saw the participation of all WINE project partners, including Coopération Bancaire pour l’Europe, the Italian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, DomSpain – Educational and Technological Services, the Bulgarian Association of Wine Professionals, CIOFS-FP Piemonte ETS, Neh Experience, and Prios Kompetanse AS.

The WINE project aims to raise awareness about sustainable winemaking practices and harmonize vocational education and training (VET) skills. Additionally, it seeks to enhance the wine tourism sector through innovative approaches and collaborations among various European partners.

Project Overview: Key Activities and Milestones

During the event, the foundations were laid for a series of crucial activities. The partners discussed project management methods and financial reporting. The consortium also established guidelines for project management and dissemination.

The initial tasks were assigned during the meeting. The partners are required to complete several activities, including sharing collected questionnaires from various stakeholders, providing feedback on the quality assurance and dissemination plans, and creating social media pages for the project.

September 2025 has been chosen as the month for a long-term training activity (LTTA) in Monferrato, Piedmont, hosted by CIOFS. This activity will focus on practical skills in winemaking and tourism.

Impact and Future Prospects

The WINE project is set to make a significant impact on the wine tourism sector by promoting collaboration, innovation, and education. With the expertise of its diverse partners, the project aims to create sustainable tourism experiences that highlight the cultural and economic importance of the wine industry across Europe.

Stay tuned for more updates and opportunities to get involved with the WINE project. For more information, visit the official website and follow us on our social media channels.