France Opens up to Foreign Grapes


It’s been a crazy week, so here are some wine stories that might have passed you by. While most of you will no doubt have read of Francois Pinault’s plea for his fellow Bordeaux winery owners to come to the rescue of beleaguered football club FC Girondins, the annual buzz generated around En Primeur, and the news that the EU will not bail out the wine industry, here are some of the stories you might have missed this week.