June 21, 2017

Vinexpo Daily – Download 2017 Day 4 Edition

Is it just me, or is the globalisation of wine and spirits picking up pace? We’ve discovered at this year’s Vinexpo a number of amazing, unusual or unlikely combinations. Bache Gabrielsen is presenting the first Cognac ever to be aged in American Oak.
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June 21, 2017

Preparing the “Wine Industry Event of the Year”

This year’s Fête de la Fleur will be hosted by Château Malartic-Lagravière. Since the spectacular metamorphosis carried out by Alfred- Alexandre and Michèle Bonnie when they arrived in February 1997, Château Malartic- Lagravière has flourished under the management of their children Véronique and Jean-Jacques, accompanied…
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June 21, 2017

Air France’s VIP Service at Bordeaux

As part of its increased collaboration with Vinexpo Bordeaux, Air France has not only introduced a dedicated reception team to facilitate transfers in Paris, but have also added ights to Bordeaux and exceptionally placed a 787 Dreamliner on the route for two days.
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June 21, 2017

Champagne: the One-Stop Shop

For buyers looking for new references in Champagne, whether it be niche producers or broad scale suppliers, the Champagne Lounge is a “one stop shop” at Vinexpo. Conceived by Hervé Henrotte, via his company Winalia, the concept is one of a “federation” of Champagne producers…
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June 21, 2017

Organic Cognacs at Maison Mery-Melrose

Maison Mery-Melrose is proud of its range of authentic organic Cognacs and wines, but stresses it does not follow sustainable practices out of some “dogmatic principal” but because it is the right, and “natural” way to produce them.
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June 21, 2017

Sulphite-free Bordeaux

The new sulphite free range of wines from organic producer Bordeaux Vineam is very much in keeping with the overall organic theme at this year’s Vinexpo.
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June 21, 2017

The View from the Other Side of the Pond

Carolyn O’Grady-Gold is Acting Vice President, Products, Sales and Merchandising, LCBO (Liquor Control Board of Ontario). We asked her what she sees as being the most important trends in wine sales in her territory.
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June 21, 2017

Meininger’s Vinexpo

Felicity Carter is editor-in-chief of Meininger’s Wine Business International, an English language bi-monthly magazine published in Germany. We asked her why Vinexpo Bordeaux is so important for her.
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June 21, 2017

“All we want to do is make quality wine”

As both a winemaker and viticulturist, Julian Viaud is unique amongst wine consultant Michel Rolland’s team Michel Rolland is arguably the most famous and in uential wine consultant in the world. But behind him is a ve-strong team helping him to work with a network…
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June 21, 2017

The Sweetness of the Jurançon Hills

Foehn 2008 is a wine whose history dates back to the birth of good King Henri IV This sweet white from the Jurançon AOC is rendered golden by the Foehn effect (dry hot wind blowing from Spain), and consists of a blend of Petit Manseng…
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