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Shortlist announced for 2013 Champagne Ambassador's Awards

Published:  09 August, 2013

The shortlisted candidates for the 2013 Champagne Ambassador's Awards organised by Comité Champagne (CIVC) have been announced.

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Published:  09 August, 2013
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Pommery Champagne pop-up at Edinburgh Fringe

Published:  08 August, 2013

Following its success as part of last year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival the Champagne Pommery pop-up café bar has once again made an appearance.

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Bordeaux winemakers seek government bailout after devastating hailstorm

Published:  07 August, 2013

French wineries and vineyard owners in the Entre-deux-Mers region in south eastern Bordeaux are seeking government assistance in order to avoid bankruptcy after last weekend's "catastrophic" hailstorm, which affected an estimated 20,000ha, reported France 24.

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Jeanjean launches new brand Maison du Sud

Published:  06 August, 2013

Jeanjean, a wine producer from the Languedoc region, is launching new wine brand Maison du Sud for the off-trade in the UK.

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Chance to shine in Harpers French Wine Awards

Published:  05 August, 2013

Harpers is looking to recognise the best retailers, restaurants, suppliers, distributors  and ambassadors for the French wine category in the UK over the last 12 months with our inaugural French Wine Awards being run as part of the France Summit on October 22.

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Sud de France to hold Joie de Vivre festival on South Bank

Published:  01 August, 2013

Sud de France has announced it will be holding a Joie de Vivre festival this month in London to celebrate the wine regions of southern France.

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Luc Belaire launches sparkling Provence rosé

Published:  31 July, 2013

This summer sees the launch of Luc Belaire Rosé, which it claims to be "the world's most exquisite sparkling rosé".

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Cru Bourgeois 2011 wines to be revealed at London tasting

Published:  27 July, 2013

Wines selected from the 2011 vintage for Cru Bourgeois Médoc status will be shown for the first time to the trade at a special tasting in London on September 19.

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Champagne Deutz to be distributed by González Byass UK

Published:  18 July, 2013

González Byass UK has been appointed the exclusive distributor of Champagne Deutz with effect from August 1.

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Sign up for Sud de France festival promotion

Published:  02 July, 2013

There is still time for independent wine merchants to sign up to a Harpers promotion with Sud de France to help...

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CIVB appoints new managing director

Published:  02 July, 2013

Fabien Bova has been appointed managing director of the Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB) following a unanimous vote...

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Published:  01 July, 2013
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Demystifying French wine regions

Published:  28 June, 2013

With UK consumers drinking increasingly higher-quality French wines, it seems trading up is alive and well...

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Prix Raisin competition gears up for 2014

Published:  28 June, 2013

Bordeaux wine consultant Olivier Dauga and Jean-Pierre Xiradakis, a restaurateur in Bordeaux, have announced the third Prix...

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Vinexpo 2013: Around the world in five days

Published:  28 June, 2013

With nearly 50,000 visitors from 135 countries, Vinexpo was the centre of the wine and spirits world last week...

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Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux and VinItaly agree future trade dates

Published:  26 June, 2013

 
Unions des Grand Crus de Bordeaux and VinItaly have signed an agreement coordinating the calendars of their industry events for the next four years to avoid any trade clashes. Text

Unions des Grand Crus de Bordeaux and VinItaly have signed an agreement coordinating the calendars of their industry events for the next four years to avoid any trade clashes. 

 

Semaine des Primeurs in Bordeaux will be held between March 31 to April 5, 2014, March 30 to April 3 2015, April 4-8, 2016, and between April 3-7, 2017. 

 

VinItaly in Verona will be held April 6-9. 2014, March 22-25, 2015, April 10-13, 2016, and March 26-29, 2017.

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Champagne Jacquart unveils Cuvée Alpha

Published:  20 June, 2013

Champagne Jacquart has unveiled its new prestige cuvée and is eyeing more launches to enhance its premium...

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Gardet launches 'modern' Champagne Byzantine

Published:  19 June, 2013

Champagne Gardet has launched a new brand at this week's Vinexpo which hopes to attract a younger consumer with a modern Champagne style that goes against Champenoise tradition.

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Lifetime Achievement for Baroness Philippine de Rothschild

Published:  19 June, 2013

Baroness Philippine de Rothschild has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement accolade at an awards ceremony at Vinexpo in Bordeaux.

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