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Concours des Vignerons Indépendants 2012

15 April 2012 One Comment

Vignerons Indépendants is an organisation of independent Wine Growers in France. To join there are a large number of requirements. Every year they organize Concours des Vins. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded by their own colleagues.

Congratulations to the winners!

This year (competion was held in Paris on 29th and 30th of March) only Gold and Silver medals are awarded, no Cognac maker received bronze.

Gold:

  • Paul Giraud – XO Grande Champagne
  • Drouet – Réserve de Jean Réserve Grande Fine Champagne
  • Vignoble Egreteau – XO
Silver:
  • Domaine Thorin – VSOP Grande Champagne

Vignerons Indépendants de France‘s logo is the sign of high standards, the emblem of an independent viticulture, rich with the diversity of its “terroirs”, climates, know-how, men and women.

For the consumer, the logo is the mark of an Independent Winegrower‘s wine, which represents “authentic wines and personalities”.

To leave a mark of our involvement and the quality of our work, we have signed the Vignerons Indépendants de France’s charter. The Independent Winegrower:

– Respects his soil
– Cultivates his vine
– Harvests his grapes
– Turns to wine and grows his wine
– Elaborates his brandy
– Bottles his production is his cellar
– Commercialises his wine
– Betters himself in the respect of tradition
– Welcomes, advises about wine tasting and takes pleasure to present the results of his work and cultivation

As a mark of recognition, we affix the Independent Winegrowers’ logo on our bottles. It is the emblem of our know-how and our belonging to a family of professionals responsible and respectful of tradition.

The consumer who chooses “Vigneron Indépendant” stamped wines has the guarantee to find a product complying with our trade charter.

Independent Winegrowers, it’s a fulfilled promise!

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