Welcome to FIVS!

FIVS is an international federation that works for the overall sustainability of the global alcohol beverage sector.

” The industry’s global opportunities and challenges relating to sustainability’s “triple bottom line” are such today that if FIVS didn’t exist, we would have to create it! “

Greg Hodson, President

FIVS at a Glance

FIVS Initiatives


FIVS-APACE is an online database for additives and processing aids approved for use in winemaking around the world. This information source is an initiative of the FIVS Scientific and Technical Committee.

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FIVS-Assure is a comprehensive online database of exemplary social responsibility programmes in the alcohol beverage area. Examples are drawn from around the world and are in several different languages.

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FIVS Alerts are regular bulletins that inform our membership about important developments in the global wine, spirits and beer sector, as well as on FIVS’s activities.

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FIVS-Abridge is a comprehensive database of alcohol beverage regulations and trade agreements from around the world. This tool provides relevant wine information covering seven regulatory topics for 33 countries as well as information from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine and Codex Alimentarius.