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Sunday 11 December 2016 loc: GB


Les Grand Chais de France relaunches Languedoc wines for UK on-trade

Les Grands Chais de France is relaunching a range of wines from Château Belles Eaux into the UK on-trade, following its acquisition of the château last October.

Friday, April 15th, 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 »

Sichel estate protected by French ministry

Maison Sichel’s partner property in south west France has become one of only 200 properties in France to attain the highest level of environmental protection.

Friday, April 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Les Grands Chais de France targets channel growth following restructure

Leading French wine supplier Les Grands Chais de France is looking to build growth in independents and convenience stores following its adoption of a new channel strategy

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 No Comments »

French wine ‘must avoid’ haute-couture image

French wines must resist the temptation to become “like haute-couture”, a leading French marketing agency has warned.

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Aldi launches 13-variety du Pape wine brand

Low-price retailer Aldi has released a Châteauneuf du Pape to the UK market made using all 13 of the traditional grape varieties that the region is allowed to grow.

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Masterclass highlights Bourgogne’s best value wines

Village-level Bourgogne can be accessibly priced but you have to go “off the beaten track”, a masterclass in Oxford last month helped to prove.

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Plaimont makes major wine tourism bid

South-West France wine co-op Plaimont Producteurs is aiming to become a wine tourism hotspot after buying Saint-Mont Monastery in Gascony.

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 No Comments »

French winemakers’ war with Spanish intensifies

The Spanish foreign ministry has branded the actions of a group of French winemakers who destroyed thousands of litres of Spanish wine a “flagrant violation” of EU principles.

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 2 Comments »

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