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Tuesday 27 September 2016 loc: US

Beaujolais

Les Grands Chais de France buys French bottling business

Leading French wine supplier Les Grands Chais de France has acquired a Beaujolas-based bottling company for an undisclosed sum.

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 No Comments »

31 July 1395: The banning of Gamay

This Sunday marks the 621st anniversary of Philip the Bold’s famous edict banning Gamay from the Côte d’Or, an act which has had far-reaching consequences for the region.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

New president for Inter Beaujolais

Inter Beaujolais has announced that Dominique Piron and David Ratignier are to be the next president and vice-president respectively of the trade body.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Beaujolais confident despite hail

Serious hail damage and a devastating rainstorm have been a serious setback for Beaujolais this year but will have no bearing on the final quality of the wines.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Hallgarten launches ‘Whole Lotta Lava’

Specialist wine importer Hallgarten is launching the next in its series of promotions geared towards the Independent sector, this time highlighting the ‘volcanic’ wines in its portfolio.

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Hail wreaks havoc in Chablis, Cognac and Beaujolais

Violent hailstorms over the weekend have wreaked havoc in Chablis, Cognac and Beaujolais, with one producer describing the situation as “apocalyptic”.

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 No Comments »

‘Cuvée du Chat’ label designer dies

French political cartoonist and wine label designer for the Lapierre family, “Siné”, has died at the age of 87.

Friday, May 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Fifth edition of ‘BBB’ a success

The fifth edition of ‘Bien Boire en Beaujolais’ (BBB) saw 1,500 visitors descend on the region for the annual tasting.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Beaujolais 2015 – feel the heat

The scorching summer weather in 2015 has driven some Beaujolais wines to previously unknown alcoholic heights, but many producers are not overly bothered.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Beaujolais producer to release Viognier

Beaujolais producer Xavier Benier is to release a Viognier from the region under a Vin de France label.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 1 Comment »

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