Producers get behind Vin de France (by Richard Siddle)

Posted: April 7, 2013 by wynmaker in Cellars, Europe, France, Origin, Vintage, Wine, Wineries, World wine news
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More than 700 French wine producers are now supporting the Vin de France promotional classification scheme, which came to operation in 2010.

Vin de France, which is run by trade body Anivin de France, allows producers to promote their wines using the grape variety or varieties on the label and not just the region or appellation.

It was introduced following the relaxing of the labelling regulations by the European Union in 2009 and means wines can be marketed in a similar way to New World wines.

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