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Drinks trade welcomes new personnel in summer reshuffle

Published:  28 June, 2023

A diverse line-up of manufacturers, distilleries and promotional organisations have announced new appointments this week, including Glenmorganie and the BIVB.

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Burgundy 2021: A car crash waiting to happen?

Published:  20 February, 2023

Low yields and high quality have caused prices for Burgundy vintage 2021 to soar. James Bayley assesses the outlook in an increasingly febrile market.

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Bourgogne 2022: ‘A generous and promising vintage’

Published:  15 November, 2022

The Bourgogne 2022 harvest report has been released and, “after three years of quality without quantity”, the yields this year are said to be plentiful, thus taking the pressure off sales and allowing stocks to be built back up.

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Depleted yields create ‘tension’ following a stellar year for Burgundy exports

Published:  28 March, 2022

Burgundy is struggling to keep up with rising demand, as a record revenue-producing year in 2021 now puts pressure on winemakers to make the most of depleted stocks.

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Bourgogne Wine Board announces landmark collaboration to achieve carbon neutral status

Published:  11 February, 2022

The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) has enlisted the help of Paris-based waste management firm Adelphe, working together to develop an overarching strategic vision to achieve carbon neutral status by 2050.

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CIVB unveils Hot 50

Published:  15 July, 2021

The CIVB (Bordeaux Wine Council) has revealed the 50 Wines chosen to make up its Hot 50 Bordeaux Selection for 2021. 

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BIVB appoints Frédéric Drouhin as President

Published:  24 March, 2021

The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) has appointed Frédéric Drouhin as its new president.

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Work begins on ground-breaking Cités du Vins projects

Published:  22 March, 2021

Work is now underway to lay the foundations of three entirely new cultural and tourism-related wine centres across Burgundy with the site in Beaune now officially underway.

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Burgundy UK wine exports in double-digit growth

Published:  16 February, 2021

Exports of Burgundy wine to the UK rose 16.1% in volume in the first eleven months of the year compared to the same period last year, with value up 10%, according to the latest Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) data. 

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Bourgogne less impacted by Covid-19 than feared

Published:  19 June, 2020

The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) has recorded an overall dip in exports of 1.8% by volume for the first four months of 2020.

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BIVB becomes WSET patron

Published:  09 January, 2020

Educator to the wine industry, The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), has new backing in the form of Burgundy’s official wine board.

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Bourgogne Week to swing focus onto Régionale value from ‘dream’ vintage

Published:  06 December, 2019

The annual Bourgogne Week in London, running from 7-16 January, will see producers and negociants emphasising the value of Régionale AOC wines off the back of the generally acclaimed and big volume 2018 vintage.

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Burgundy ready to break ground on Cites des Vins project

Published:  04 December, 2019

The BIVB (Bourgogne Wine Board) has confirmed that construction will begin on the Cites des Vins et des Climats de Bourgogne project in January 2020.

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Burgundy pushes ‘regional plus’ Mâcon and Bourgogne wines

Published:  06 November, 2019

Burgundy’s governing body is promoting the wider use of what it describes as a premium tier within the existing Mâcon and Bourgogne appellations, allowing the addition of the village name to the broader geographical denomination.

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Wine Paris sets its stall for a second successful year

Published:  18 July, 2019

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BIVB appoints director of Cité des vins et des Climats de Bourgogne

Published:  05 July, 2019

The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) has appointed Olivier Le Roy as director of the Cité des vins et des Climats de Bourgogne.

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Bourgogne export volumes grow by 4%

Published:  01 October, 2018

Bourgogne wines saw exports grow by 4% in volume for the first seven months of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, according to the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne (BIVB).

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