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Wednesday 30 July 2014

France

Last call to register for Alsace trade fair

The second bi-annual international trade fair for the wines of Alsace will take place next month showcasing the best of the region’s wines.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Nicolas Feuillatte hails record profits

Centre Vinicole – Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has reported record net operating profits of €17.8 million for 2013, an increase of 13.5%.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 No Comments »

23 children fall ill after vines sprayed

A group of French schoolchildren and their teacher have been taken ill following the chemical spraying of vines near their school, it has been reported.

Friday, May 16th, 2014 1 Comment »

Bordeaux heading for ‘collective suicide’

Respected Sauternes producer, Alexandre de Lur-Saluces, has warned Bordeaux is heading for “collective suicide”, if it continues with its current pricing strategy.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 4 Comments »

Interview: Vinexpo CEO Guillaume Deglise

New Vinexpo CEO Guillaume Deglise tells Patrick Schmitt why he’s making major changes to the show organiser’s exhibitions in Hong Kong and Bordeaux

Friday, May 9th, 2014 No Comments »

DP will outlive the iPhone, says Arnault

Dom Pérignon Champagne will still be enjoyed 20 years from now, long after the iPhone has fallen out of favour, according to LVMH chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Legal issue’ delays disgorgement date labelling

Veuve Clicquot is planning to provide consumers with information on its base blends, dosages and disgorgement dates for all its Champagnes via a QR code, that is, if it can overcome the legalities.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Magnums best format for Champagne

Consumers looking for the best expression of Champagne should buy the fizz in large formats, especially magnums, according to Veuve Clicquot senior winemaker Cyril Brun.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne report 2014: Seizing the initiative

Champagne faces genuine pressure from rising costs, the popularity of sparkling wines and sur latte trading but Project 2030 aims to rectify the situation.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Winemakers’ Winemaker award 2014

The industry gathered to see Anne-Claude Leflaive become the new recipient of the Winemakers’ Winemaker award recently – a winemaker said to embody a combination of tradition and innovation.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

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