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Police swoop on Languedoc winemakers

French police arrested seven winemakers in the Languedoc this week and are holding them on unspecified charges, leading to a standoff between growers and riot officers in Montpellier.

Wine terrorists attack telephone exchange

A group of militant winemakers has appeared to claim responsibility for an arson attack on two telephone exchanges.

CRAV mob attacks French wine co-op

Masked members of the militant Comité Regionale d’Action Viticole (CRAV) have smashed the windows of a French wine co-operative and set its offices alight in a violent attack.

French winemakers angry over Tour de France sponsor

French winemakers have threatened to disrupt the Tour de France over the cycling event's decision to award a Chilean wine brand an exclusive sponsorship deal.

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