St-Rémy – a proudly French brandy that’s enjoying global success – has revealed its latest limited edition: St-Rémy Finished in Calvados Casks. And this latest launch represents exactly what the House stands for: an intriguing blend of tradition and innovation,...
Beam Suntory will establish its own route-to-market strategy in France with the launch of Beam Suntory France in January 2024: with a team across sales, marketing and corporate functions supporting the in-market commercial business.
The popularity of organic wine in France continues to grow: with consumers drawn by the perception of products that are more environmentally friendly, better for health and with a fairer production chain.
While international wine trade reached a record high in value terms in 2022, this was down to a sharp rise in prices from higher costs across the supply chain. In volume terms, global wine exports decreased 5% on the prior year.
A keen sense of taste and smell is a fundamental part of being an oenologist - or working just about anywhere in the wine industry. So what happens when a professional - who depends on these senses - loses them from COVID-19?
While the US is the most developed market for kombucha, the category is growing in Europe with the drink’s natural and functional positioning ready to tap into health and wellness trends. But the evolution of the French, German and UK markets shows the...
This year’s Champagne grape harvest has suffered from heatwaves in June and July, with scalding burning more than 10% of the potential harvest. But the quality of the harvest is high, according to Comité Champagne
The organic wine category has been growing for several years: but as consumers become more and more concerned about what they eat and drink there's now a real sense of acceleration in the category. And the latest figures show impressive growth in...
‘The craft beer revolution has spread across the continent’
Craft brewing organisations from nine European countries are working towards the formation of the Independent Brewers of Europe, an organisation which will promote and advance the mutual interests of their members with European institutions and the media....
Sugar industry body CEDUS Le Sucre has attacked what it described as “unacceptable” and “damaging” moves from the French government to “scapegoat” the sugar industry as legislators put in place moves to amend the country’s sugar tax.
The functional foods industry in France is booming, according to a
report from Invest In France that claims the sector attracted 7 per
cent of all new foreign investment projects in the country between
2002 and 2007.
Prices for quality French wines have continued to crumble in recent
months as the gap closes between them and their less regulated
counterparts, leaving ominous signs for the future of some in the
Crisis in the French wine industry is spurring producers'
acceptance of aggressive marketing strategies that, whilst perhaps
long-overlooked, could be worrying for foreign producers on an
increasingly competitive world market,...
Masked militants decimated a wine distillery in southern France
only hours after thousands of vintners protested through the
streets of Nimes over the intense pressure on the French wine
industry, reports Chris Mercer from Nimes.
Angry French wine makers clashed with riot police in Narbonne
yesterday, turning the city centre into a smoking battle zone in
protest at a lack of government support for their ailing industry,
reports Chris Mercer from Narbonne.
French wine makers, set for another round of protests, today met
with the country's agriculture minister in their campaign to get
more state aid to protect their industry from falling consumption,
foreign competition and overproduction,...