FRANCE: Wine hit by new export slump

By Stuart Todd | 20 June 2003

On the eve of the Vinexpo wine fair in Bordeaux, figures show that French wines are faced once again with an export slump.   In March, French wine exports fell 11 % in volume and 3.8 % in value  (excluding sparkling wines). AOC wines were badly affected - down 19 % in volume and 2.6 % in value.

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On the eve of the Vinexpo wine fair in Bordeaux, figures show that French wines are faced once again with an export slump.   In March, French wine exports fell 11 % in volume and 3.8 % in value  (excluding sparkling wines). AOC wines were badly affected - down 19 % in volume and 2.6 % in value.

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