French Wine Declines as Nolo Category Rises

While wine consumption in France continues to drop, with red wine shunned more than other styles, French consumers are showing increasing interest for no- and lower-alcohol (NOLO) products. Louise Hurren reports.

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10% of Bordeaux's Vineyard Area to be Uprooted

Bordeaux winegrowers will receive financial support to grub up 9,500 ha of vines - about 10% of the total area, . The plans would result in aid amounting to €6,000 per ha.

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Grands Chais de France to Buy German Giant Zimmermann Graeff

The French market leader Les Grands Chais de France seems set take over the German winery Zimmermann Graeff & Müller (ZGM).

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More Environmental Protection in Saint-Émilion

Winemakers in several Bordeaux AOPs must show environmental certification.

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France's Wine Exports Rise in Value

Given inflation, the joy about the big gains in the industry is restrained.

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Wine Paris: Not Yet International, But Certainly a Success…

Wine Paris, the first major international wine fair of 2023 was a success. A total of 36,324 people from 150 different countries attended, with a large majority from France.

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France: No Likes for 'Drinkfluencers'

The French judiciary has forced the Meta Group (Instagram, Facebook) to delete content from influencers who posted "unauthorised advertisements" for alcoholic drinks. As the newspapers Le Figaro and Sud-Ouest and the TV station BFM and Drinks Business reported, the 20 influencers fell foul of laws originally passed in 1991.

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French Government Pledges Support for Wine

Ministry of Agriculture decides on a package of measures worth millions of euros.

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Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris on Track for Growth

From 13 to 15 February 2023, Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris will once again open its doors as the first major wine and spirits fair of the year. While the exhibition is dominated by French exhibitors and visitors, international participation is growing. Iris Trenkner-Panwitz reports.

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