February 10, 2020

Halewood in good spirits as the buoyant artisanal market leads to rapid growth

ADVERTORIAL As the artisanal spirits and craft beers markets grow apace, the UK-based Halewood Wines and Spirits is expanding worldwide with brands that are proving popular with younger people in particular. From Crabbie’s Ginger Beer to Vestal Vodka, from Dead Man’s Fingers Rum (in multiple…
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February 10, 2020

Champagne Drappier launches its organic Champagne : Clarevallis 

ADVERTORIAL With 15 hectares owned and farmed organically, the Drappier family produces Champagne Clarevallis, a modern interpretation of its cistercian heritage. It will be available for tasting for the first time at Vinexpo Paris. Champagne Clarevallis, which has Ecocert certification, is made from grapes grown…
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February 10, 2020

Navigating the climate, the competition and the rules to sell organic Champagne across the world

Varying rules on the term organic, rainy springs and the rise of Prosecco are just a few of the challenges facing Champagne Michel Bruno. We asked Guillaume Orban, Commercial Director for Champagne Bruno Michel to tell us more about organic champagne. We are based south…
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May 16, 2019

Esprit Apéritifs offers festive flavours

Arcachon-based firm introduces basil-flavoured aperitif Esprit Apéritifs is a new company located in Arcachon, on the French coast near Bordeaux. It is dedicated to the conception, production and marketing of flavoured drinks based on wines and plants, owers or fruits, all of them fresh. Among…
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May 16, 2019

Gibson’s Pink gin looks to attract new drinkers

Gibson International Sales Manager, La Martiniquaise-Bardinet Gibson’s Gin, the number one French gin brand, has revealed a new premium pink variant as it looks to widen the brand’s appeal, attract new drinkers and appeal more to bartenders and the on-trade. Gibson’s, which is part of…
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May 14, 2019

Château Dauzac’s commitment to organics and biodiversity

Château Dauzac’s Puts Organics First Château Dauzac’s commitment to what it calls “virtuous viticulture” is what is driving the various initiatives it is taking to improve the biodiversity of its land, soils and vineyards through increased organic and biodynamic winemaking. The 5th growth Grand Cru…
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May 14, 2019

B&G’s 2018 Côtes de Provence takes centrestage

Firm extends engagement through experiential marketing and social media After the introduction – in 2018 – of its new signature with the red B&G letters, highlighting the knowledge and authenticity that have built Barton & Guestier’s reputation, the company completes its Appellation range with its…
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May 14, 2019

Maison Le Star in the ascendancy

Innovative Bordeaux producer releases three new wines Innovative by nature, Maison Le Star, a new operator on the Bordeaux Négoce scene, has its nger on the pulse of trends and is releasing three new wines. First up is its newest wine, Entre Parenthèses, a premium…
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May 14, 2019

Saint-Emilion’s organic wine pioneers

Château Forge Celeste combines purity with the tradition of its terroir For two centuries, the Verhaeghe family has been dedicated to the work of the vine. At the heart of Saint-Emilion, on the terrasses of Figeac, Karine and Matthieu Verhaeghe, the owners of the Château…
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May 14, 2019

Bottega launches breakthrough organic ginger liqueur

Bottega’s organic ginger liqueur launch Bottega, the Italian winery and distillery, will be showcasing a number of new products at Vinexpo including an organic ginger liqueur that it hopes will appeal to consumers looking for super food-style products, as well new additions to its gin…
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