FIVS is a worldwide organisation designed to serve all sectors of the alcohol beverage industry, including wine, beer and spirits. Its members include producers, distributors, importers, exporters and trade associations.
As a non-governmental organisation (NGO), FIVS gathers and disseminates information related to activities of interest to its members, and advocates consensus positions to international organisations.
Founded in July 1951, FIVS has its headquarters in Paris, France.
FIVS' vision is to promote a successful global alcohol beverage industry, operating on the principles of corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and focused on consumer interests, in an environment free from trade-distorting factors of all kinds. The organisation pursues the following strategies:
FIVS has been successful in many of its endeavours as can be seen in this detailed description of FIVS’ accomplishments.