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Stuart Todd

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Burgundy producers have seen export volumes slip FRANCE: Shortage of Burgundy contributes to exports dip 18 September 2014

Burgundy growers suffered a 12% slump in export volumes in the first seven months of this year, latest figures show.

EUROPE: Bacardi-Martini appoints Southern Europe chief 11 September 2014

Bacardi-Martini has created the position of CEO for Southern Europe.

Cognac exports are suffering from ChinaFRANCE: Wine, spirits exports slip 7% in H1 - figures 9 September 2014

Export sales of French wine and spirits fell by 7.3% in the first half of this year, according to latest figures.

FRANCE: Burgundy producer Domaine Chanzy to float on LSE 27 August 2014

Burgundy wine producer Domaine Chanzy has confirmed it is planning to float between 20% and 30% of its capital on the London Stock Exchange by the end of year.

Heineken said it is experiencing NETHERLANDS: Heineken, Bavaria hit by Port of Rotterdam congestion 19 August 2014

Dutch brewers, Heineken and Bavaria, are continuing to see their export traffic delayed as a result of congestion issues at Europe's largest port, the Port of Rotterdam.

FRANCE: Borie Casteja Animation Participations buys stake in Maehler-Besse 4 August 2014

Borie Casteja Animation Participations (BCAP) has joined the big league of Bordeaux traders in acquiring a majority stake in its counterpart, Mähler-Besse.

FRANCE: Belvédère chairman to step down 30 July 2014

The chairman of French drinks group Belvédère has announced his resignation, citing "personal reasons".

EUROPE: PepsiCo appoints Western Europe, South Africa GM for Tropicana 29 July 2014

PepsiCo has appointed Bruno Thévenin to the newly-created post of general manager of Western Europe & South Africa (WESA) for its Tropicana fruit juice brand.

ETHIOPIA: Castel launches inaugural Ethiopian wine 24 July 2014

Castel has launched the inaugural vintage of its Ethiopian wine range with 2014 production estimated at 1.2m bottles.

FRANCE: Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte appoints new CEO 24 July 2014

Centre Vinicole - Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has promoted Julie Campos to the post of CEO.

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