Become a member

Many famous wine writers are members of FIJEV, it's a pleasure for us to welcome new members.

 

To apply, you will have to contact the general secretary following this reported link at the end of description of members.

You will have to supply some documents and, of course, a proof of your activity of journalism, in wine and spirits. Two FIJEV members must sponsor your application.

Please read carefully the statutes, since each member has to accept the present rules.

The application commission evaluates monthly the candidacies. Membership as active member or associate will be proposed.

 

The annual member fee:

. 2017 membership fee : 43 euros.

. 2017/2018 membership fee : 80 euros.

 

The statutes say as follows about membership:

 

A. Active members

They are journalists, reporters and editors (all forms of publication except subsidized promotional material or "advertorials") with one or more regular publications (appearing at least quarterly) as well as authors and writers on wines and spirits which activity is widely recognized.

The status of active members is determined by the delivery of the official FIJEV press card with membership ID number and photo. Active members have the ability to vote during the assembly (general or extraordinary) and are involved in the regular activity of the association. The yearly fees for active members are determined by the Board.

Become an active member

 

B. Associate members

The application of new members with the statute of associate member is suspended starting from June 15th, 2015.

Associate members are those accepted by the FIJEV Bureau; individuals who have shown a genuine interest for wine and spirits but whose editorial activities are not regular enough to be considered as journalist, writer, reporter or author.

They cannot vote at the General Assembly, and do not receive a FIJEV Press Card. The yearly fees for associate members are determined by the Board.

Become an associate member

 

C. Benefactor members

Benefactor members are individuals or organizations working on protection and promotion of wines, distilled spirits and liqueurs, either directly or indirectly, and who wish to sustain in broad terms the activity of the Association through gifts, legacies and various forms of participation which lead to the association to benefits financially or on other forms, or with specific advantages (enologist, wine makers, commercial concerns, grape growers, producers, distillers, wineries managers, public relations offices, press attachés, brokers, cellars, restaurant and hotel owners).

They cannot vote at the General Assembly, and do not receive a FIJEV Press Card. The subscription of benefactor members will be set by the Board and will be equal to at least ten times the amount of active member’s subscription.

The membership fee of benefactor members will be set by the Board of Directors and will be equal to at least ten times the amount of active members’ subscription.

 

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D. Honorary members

Honorary Members are those persons who have provided significant services to the Association, who are elected at the General Assembly on proposal by the Board.

They do not pay any yearly fees. These cannot vote at the General Assembly, and do not receive a FIJEV Press Card.

 

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