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Thursday 23 October 2014

France

Merchant looks beyond Côte d’Or to boost offering

Haynes, Hanson & Clark is looking to boost its Burgundy offering with wines from the Mâconnais and Châlonnaise as Côte d’Or prices rise and volumes shrink.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

A case for unified marketing for France

Despite the efforts of French politicians, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for marketing French wines.

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Body found in Dordogne may be from crash

A body found in the Dordogne last weekend may be one of the victims from the recent helicopter crash and is possibly one of the Chinese occupants.

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Letter claims Bordeaux crash not an accident

A menacing letter claiming that the recent helicopter crash in Bordeaux was not an accident has been sent to a local newspaper as well as estate agents in the area.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Warfare part 12: Vineyards under attack

Wine and Warfare looks at the resilience of France’s vineyards from the Hundred Years War, through the campaigns of Napoleon to the ravages of WW2.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Chardonnays over £20

From Spain to New Zealand, we pick out the highest performing medallists priced above £20 in the drinks business Global Chardonnay Masters 2013.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Top blanc de blancs Champagnes

We pick out the sparkling wines which won either gold or master awards in the drinks business Global Chardonnay Masters 2013

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine and Warfare part 9: le salut au pinard

Wine and Warfare looks at the role of the wine ration in the life of the French poilus on the western front.

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Castel fined €4m for Patriarche purchase

French wine group Castel Frères fined €4 million for failing to notify the government about its acquisition of companies from Patriarche in 2011.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and warfare part 7: the vivandières

Wine and Warfare takes a look at the vivandières, women who would serve drinks to the troops even in the midst of a battle.

Friday, January 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

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