Governor Vega De laMadrid shows frank support to the wine sector

Monday, May 14, 2018.- With the aim of creating a legal order, as well as regulate, promote and disseminate activities related to the Mexican wine sector, the approval of the first Law for the Promotion of the Wine Industry was achieved in the country, for which, the Governor of Baja California, Francisco Vega de Lamadrid; as well as the President of the National Conference of Governors (CONAGO), the Governor of Tabasco, Arturo Núñez Jiménez; the President of the Committee for Cooperative Development and Industrial Development, Senator Hector Larios Córdova; the President of the Finance and Public Credit Commission, Deputy Teodoro Barraza López; the President of the Mexican Vitivinicultural Council, Daniel Milmo Brittingham, announced the campaign “Todos Unidos por el Vino Mexicano”.

In a press conference, the Governor of Baja California, explained that the recent approval of the Law for the Promotion of the Wine Industry, is the result of the joint work undertaken with the Governments of the States, legislators, associations and producers throughout the country for more than 8 years, when the first initiative of law was presented, in its stage as Federal Representative of the LXI Legislature, for which National Forums were held accompanied by the Product System Vine of Baja California, who have always been present in the work undertaken by the commissions that the Chief Executive has headed.

He recalled that since June 2015 the request for the creation of the Commission for the Promotion of the Wine Industry by the CONAGO, which was endorsed by the full Board of Governors in February 2016 and in May of the same year was installed in the Port of Ensenada, Baja California.

This, with the support of the Wine Sector; where the topics on production and technological development began in Work Tables; financing, product, promotion and marketing; fiscal incentives, and legislative aspects; all these were carried out in the States of Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Guanajuato, Nuevo Leon and Mexico City, always accompanied by the Mexican Wine Council, the Vine Product System of Baja California and the producing States.

“With the promulgation of the Law for the Promotion of the Wine Industry, our wine has a Mexican birth certificate.” Vega de Lamadrid concluded.

Source: Gobierno del Estado de Baja California

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