This Public Institute, within the Ministry of Agriculture, coordinates and controls the organization of the wine sector. Audits the certification system of wines’ quality, monitors EU policy and prepares rules for its application. It participates in the coordination and supervision of promotion, besides of ensuring international relations in the wine area, especially to the EU - European Union and OIV - International Organisation of Vine and Wine.Website: http://www.ivv.min-agricultura.pt
Founded in 1997, is the trade association that aims at promoting Portugues wines, brandies and vinegar at domestic and international markets set to target. The promotional activity of ViniPortugal is funded by a variable portion of the funds that IVV charges to the producers of wines, brandies and vinegars.Website: http://www.viniportugal.pt
Public Institute within the Ministry of Agriculture, promotes quality and quantity control of Port wines. Regulates the production process and protects Douro and Porto denominations of origin and Douro geographical indication.Website: http://www.ivdp.pt
Public Institute integrated in the Government of the Autonomous Region of Madeira, with the task of supervising the regional wine activities, certifying and monitoring the quality of Madeira wine. Resulted from the merger of the Madeira Wine Institute and the Institute of Embroidery, Tapestry and Handicrafts.Website: http://www.vinhomadeira.pt
Regional Inter-branch organisations made up of representatives of trade and production. They are officially designated to verify the origin and ensure the genuineness of wine products with Denomination of Origin and Geographical Indication of the respective region. They are responsible for their promotion, as well.