French prosecutors charge fake gang behind fake Bordeaux Wine
Prosecutors said on Friday a gang that had allegedly produced hundreds of thousands of bottle of fake Bordeaux wine was behind a fake gang that have been involved in an elaborate counterfeiting operation. prosecutors said on Friday a gang that had allegedly produced hundreds of thousands of bottle of fake Bordeaux wine was behind a fake gang that had ...
Updated: 07/01/2022
Moet Hennessy expands its reach in California with purchase of Joseph Phelps Vineyards
... the acclaimed Joseph Phelps Vineyards Phelps Vineyards. Phelps has produced iconic wines for nearly 50 years in Napa and Sonoma counties and is best known for its premium brand Insignia, which sells for about $250 a bottle, and has helped popularize Bordeaux -style cabernet blends in California when it was introduced in the early 1970s. The winery said that LVMH is uniquely placed to shepherd Joseph Phelps Vineyards Phelps Vineyards into the future, while staying true to the founding roots that ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Macron's French centrists lose absolute majority in parliament
... had expanded from its traditional heartlands in the Pas-de-Calais over a swathe of the north and north-east, and spread from its south-eastern heartlands along the Mediterranean coast and, significantly, in western France, including the area around Bordeaux .
Updated: 06/19/2022
Hot weather forces Europe to take action
... up. The heatwave piled pressure on energy systems as demand for air-conditioning risks drove prices higher, adding to the challenge of building up stocks to protect against any cuts to Russian gas supplies. In France, the Gironde department around Bordeaux prohibited public events including concerts and those at indoor venues without air conditioning, a local official said. Temperatures in many of France's areas hit 40 Celsius for the first time this year this year, and were expected to peak on ...
Updated: 06/18/2022
Rare 1,300-year-old boat unearthed in France
... southern France and archeologists face a race against time to reveal its medieval secrets. The partial remains of the extremely rare 40 foot-long boat, which radiocarbon dates from between A.D. 680 and A.D. 720, was unveiled at Villenave-d Ornon near Bordeaux on Wednesday. The French National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research said the vessel was an exceptional testimony to the naval architecture of the high Middle Ages and could have navigated rivers, as well as the Atlantic coast of ...
Updated: 06/16/2022
French police use tear gas to stop May Day protests
..., Darmanin said on Twitter that thugs were committing unacceptable violence and he expressed his full support for police. Around 116,500 people took part in the 250 rallies in the French capital and cities such as Marseille, Toulouse, Lyon, Nantes, Bordeaux, Strasbourg and Lille. The number was estimated at 24,000 in Paris, according to the Interior Ministry. The cost of living, which sparked the huge Yellow Vest movement in late 2018, remained a major issue in Sunday's protest and last month's ...
Updated: 05/03/2022
France to vote in presidential election on Sunday
... between the incumbent President Emmanuel Macron and the candidate Marine Le Pen . Most polling stations in Metropolitan France are expected to close at 7 pm local time 1700 GMT or one hour later in larger cities such as Paris, Lyon, Marseille and Bordeaux. Eligible voters in French overseas territories have already cast their ballots on Saturday. After a televised debate on April 20, almost all opinion polls predicted that Macron would lead the presidential runoff. Local media are worried that ...
Updated: 04/24/2022
New rules could help French holidaymakers find new homes
... in France to restrict the development of Airbnb and similar platforms. Listings have to be registered with the local authority in some larger cities and cities, while primary residences can not be let out for more than 120 days per year. Paris and Bordeaux have implemented tougher restrictions on short-term lets. Existing and future lets will be affected by the new rules in the Basque country, as licenses need to be renewed every three years. Landlords will not be able to convert ground-floor commercial ...
Updated: 03/19/2022
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