Department for Vineyards and Wine
Duties and responsibilities of the Department for Vineyards and Wine are:
1.1. Proposes, drafts and ensures implementation of agricultural policies and development strategies in Vineyards and Wine.
1.2. Proposes, drafts and ensures implementation of legislation in the field of Vineyards and Wine;
1.3. Proposes, drafts and ensures implementation of production procedures for grapes, wine and other products from grapes and wine and strong alcoholic beverages and quality standards of grape and wine products and other products in concordance with the relevant legislation;
1.4. Provides support in the field of education, training and provision of knowledge for grapes cultivators and wine producers for technological, economic, ecologic issues and other important fields for development of vineyards and wine products;
1.5. Builds and maintains the cadastre of vineyards and wine industry, leading the system of production and circulation of grapes, wine, other products from grapes and wine, fruit wines, and strong alcoholic beverages.
2. The Head of the Department for Vineyards and Wine reports to Permanent Secretary.
3. Following divisions are part of the Department for Vineyards and Wine:
3.1. Division of Vineyards;
3.2. Division of Wine;
3.3. Division for Early Warning of Diseases and Pests;
3.4. Division of Laboratory for Chemical Analysis of Wine.