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Friday 9 October 2015


Diam geared for growth with new facility

Closure manufacturer Diam Bouchage has opened a new €30 million factory in France’s Languedoc-Roussillon region.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Striking ferry workers loot bar

Striking French ferry workers have ransacked the bars on the two ships they are occupying while they protest against job cuts.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

French authorities probe winemaker’s death

The French criminal court has launched its first ever criminal investigation into the death of a winemaker caused by sustained pesticide use over four decades.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Champagne and Burgundy join UNESCO list

Producers in Champagne and Burgundy are celebrating the addition of their vineyards and cellars to the UNESCO world heritage list.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

Champagne needs to ‘create a new occasion’

Champagne needs to “create a new occasion” and better communicate its brand if it is to recruit new consumers to the category, believes the managing director of Nicolas Feuillatte.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 1 Comment »

China recognises ‘Bordeaux’

China has said it now recognises the term “Bordeaux” as a brand after what has been a four year struggle by the French government.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Sud de France launches Wine Hub

An “innovative” tool designed to support wine producers and importers operating in the Languedoc-Roussillon has been launched by trade body Sud de France.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

The Tour de l’Oc in pictures

A pictorial report of the highs and lows of the Tour de l’Oc cycling challenge – and a chance to view the UK wine trade wrapped up in lurid lycra.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Beaujolais pushes for sparkling AOC

Beaujolais is trying to gain AOC status for its sparkling wines which, with it being mostly rosé, will make it doubly appealing thinks Inter Beaujolais.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Vinadeis unveils Languedoc ‘black diamonds’

One of France’s largest wine producers has launched a high-end Languedoc range to strengthen its branded offering in the wake of a recent change in corporate identity.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

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