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Thursday 11 February 2016

Beaujolais

Winemaker acquitted over refusal to spray vines

A Burgundian winemaker charged with refusing to spray his vines to prevent the spread of disease has been cleared due to an administrative technicality.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Head of Beaujolais wine body quits

Sébastien Coquard, president of Beaujolais ODG, has resigned from his post in anger at the “unacceptable” treatment he claims to have endured from the region’s winemakers.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Beaujolais ‘has a big role to play in China’

China’s dwindling economy could help stabilise its wine market and see it being a new devotee of Beaujolais, according to Louis Latour’s export director, Mark Allen.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

Beaujolais targets Irish market

Inter Beaujolais is to continue its marketing campaign in the UK next year which will also target the Republic of Ireland for the first time as well.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Beaujolais pushes for sparkling AOC

Beaujolais is trying to gain AOC status for its sparkling wines which, with it being mostly rosé, will make it doubly appealing thinks Inter Beaujolais.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Chapoutier buys Beaujolais negoce

Rhône producer, Michel Chapoutier, has bought Beaujolais negociant La Maison Trénel.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Corney & Barrow bags Burgundy big-hitter

UK merchant Corney & Barrow has added a significant Burgundy producer to its portfolio in the form of grand cru specialist Domaine Jacques Prieur.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Japanese bathe in 2014 Beaujolais wine

Wine lovers in Japan celebrated the release of 2014’s Beaujolais Nouveau by bathing in the wine at a hot spring resort west of Tokyo.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Bibendum predicts Beaujolais revival

Bibendum is predicting a Beaujolais revival among 25 to 34-year-olds after research showed baby boomers are still drinking the Gamay-based wine.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

French harvesters strip for nude calendar

A brave bunch of pickers at Domaine Marcel Lapierre in Beaujolais have stripped off during the harvest to pose for a calendar printed by the estate.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 2 Comments »

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