The Circle of Women in Wine in Bordeaux, June 22, 2009

by Eve Resnick on April 9, 2009

in General

On June 22, 2009, during Vinexpo in Bordeaux, more than 80 female winemakers will gather to defend the culture of wine and the essential values of their trade in a special event and tasting held at the Cité Mondiale des Vins. In a time where wine is targeted as evil and unhealthy in France, it is a very welcome decision to see female wine professionals ready to defend their culture and values.

The winemakers come from all regions of France: Burgundy, beaujolais, Rhone Valley, Provence, Languedoc Roussillon and Medoc. For the occasion, a new group of female winemakers joined forces in a new organization, “Femmes du Sud” (Southern Women): they are all from Languedoc Roussillon and will promote their beautiful and underestimated region under the guidance of Marketing Director, Catherine Mell.

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