Sud de France organises first ever Organic Wines Tasting for Occitanie – France’s top region for organic wine

Press release, 24th August 2017 Sud de France organises first ever Organic Wines Tasting for Occitanie – France’s top region for organic wine   Sud de France – the umbrella brand for wine, food, tourism and well-being products from the Occitanie region of southern France, will hold its first trade tasting exclusively dedicated to Organic Wines on Thursday 12th October at La Maison de la Région Occitanie in London from 10.30am to 6pm.  With ideal climate conditions, the extended southern French region of…

Santa Carolina, one of Chile’s oldest wineries, presents vertical of very rare 20th century wines found in secret cellar after 2010 earthquake

Press release, 24 August 2017 Santa Carolina, one of Chile’s oldest wineries, presents vertical of very rare 20th century wines found in secret cellar after 2010 earthquake  Santa Carolina – at 142 one of the oldest wineries in Chile and previous winner of Wine Enthusiast’s New World Winery of the Year, is hosting a unique, one-off vertical Heritage tasting of wines dating back to the 1950s which were discovered in…

Sud de France Press Day 2017 celebrates the incredible diversity of the new extended region, Occitanie

Press release, 16th August 2017 Sud de France Press Day 2017 celebrates the incredible diversity of the new extended region, Occitanie  Sud de France – the umbrella brand for wine, food, tourism, health and well-being products from the Occitanie region of southern France will hold this year’s press tasting on Wednesday 4th October at La Maison de la Région Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée in London from 10.30am to 6pm.  It’s been a year since Sud de France formally announced the extension of its brand to include products from the new bigger region of Occitanie, which combines the vineyards of the Languedoc-Roussillon, 75%…

Famille Helfrich to release first vintage from Margaux property, Château La Fortune

Press release 8 June 2017 Famille Helfrich to release first vintage from Margaux property, Château La Fortune Famille Helfrich, the premium on-trade and independents arm of Les Grands Chais de France (Groupe GCF), continues to focus on quality as the company announces the imminent release of the first vintage from its Château La Fortune in Margaux.  The 2015 vintage will be exclusive to on-trade and independents in the UK market…

Badet Clement co-launches Fourth Wine Global at LWF K40

Press release, 17 May 2017 Badet Clément co-launches Fourth Wave Wine Global at the London Wine Fair on stand K40   Badet Clément, specialists in branded varietal and premium AOC wines from the south of France, is partnering on an international level with Fourth Wave Wine Partners Australia created by leading Barossa Valley winemaker, importer and talented brand developer, Nicholas Crampton. Fourth Wave Wine Global is an affiliation between these two young…

Family Helfrich, part of the GCF groupe launches world’s first Instagram wine list

Family Helfrich, the premium on-trade and independents arm of Les Grands Chais de France (GCF), has launched the world’s first trade wine list on Instagram to demonstrate the company’s commitment to straightforward and rapid-response customer service.  The condensed list of around 250 wines can be viewed by following @family_helfrich_gcf_wines on the social media platform. The new style list provides customers with the ability to browse, share, see bottle shots, tasting…

Les Grands Chais de France, #1 supplier of Crémant to the UK, shows highlights at Business France Crémant tasting

Les Grands Chais de France (GCF), the largest independent wine supplier in France and leading supplier of Crémant to the UK, will present some highlights from its extensive portfolio of premium French Crémants at the Crémant Tasting hosted by Business France for members of the UK trade and press on 28 March at the Edel Assanti Gallery in central London. As the No.1 producer in the sparkling category and present…

No. 1 French brand Calvet and No.1 French Camembert brand Le Rustique collaborate to celebrate spring and French food

No. 1 French wine brand in the UK Calvet, owned by Les Grands Chais de France, and the leading Camembert brand in the UK Le Rustique , have collaborated in a major on-pack consumer promotion. From March until June 2017, the promotion will appear on Le Rustique de Printemps Brie and Camembert packs and Calvet wine bottles across multiple grocery chains. The promotional offer developed by London agency Toucan is…