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…

#1 French varietal wine brand JP Chenet unveils new packaging

#1 French varietal wine brand in the world[1], JP Chenet, owned by Les Grands Chais de France, has unveiled a packaging refresh as part of the brand’s evolution in order to give the range a more contemporary feel whilst maintaining the retro kudos that JP Chenet has built up with its loyal consumer fans. The new-look 75cl bottles and 18.7cl single serve formats, a category in which JP Chenet is…

New Abbotts & Delaunay varietal range bags two listings at Majestic

The Abbotts & Delaunay Collection of high-end AOC wines from the Languedoc has been extended to include two new ranges of 8 varietal wines, two of which have already been listed at Majestic and will appear in stores from February price £9.99 per single bottle and £7.99 mix six price. The new wines will become part of the original Abbotts & Delaunay Collection which currently comprises 4 Reserve AOC wines…

#1 French varietal wine brand reaps rewards from its new JP Chenet Club loyalty scheme

#1 French varietal wine brand in the world , JP Chenet, owned by Les Grands Chais de France, launched a reward-based loyalty scheme, the ‘JP Chenet Club,’ to increase loyalty to the brand amongst its UK consumers. From March, on-trade customers will also be invited to join the initiative. Founded in 1984, the JP Chenet brand has a global presence in 165 countries and in 2016, 66million bottles of JP…