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This area is dedicated to wine professionals including sommeliers, restaurateurs, wine store owners importers and trainers. Welcome to your very own BIVB website where you can find all the tips and tools you need. You will find documentation, photography, training tools and all kinds of other useful information here to facilitate your search. You can also browse our events and training calendar and you are welcome to attend any that appeal. If you require any further information then don’t hesitate to contact us!

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Bourgognes International

The exclusive letter for wine distributors

N°48 / February 2016


The Grands Jours de Bourgogne 2016 are nearly here…

In addition, you will also meet some 1,020 producers presenting more than 10,000 Bourgogne wines in the heart of the terroir from 21-25 March 2016.

The tasting program and registration forms are available on the website at

Please note, this trade fair is only open to sales agents, winestore and specialist boutique representatives, wine dealers, distributors, restaurateurs, importers, sommeliers, and brokers.

Registrations close on 7 March 2016.


The Bourgogne wine region, small in size but with an unrivaled worldwide reputation © BIVB/DR
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The Bourgogne wine region: 0.4% of the world’s wines, but 3% of global wine revenue

The Bourgogne wine region is tiny in terms of world wine production, with just 0.4% of the total area under vine, and only 3.4% of wine-producing land in France. Nonetheless, in 2014 it accounted for 3% of the global wine trade in terms of value.

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Winestore representatives, restaurateurs, and sommeliers are all invited to the Bourgogne Wines Ateliers Prestige ©BIVB/DR
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The French chapter of the Ateliers Prestige tour by Fabrice Sommier continues

After an excellent welcome in Nice, the wines of the Bourgogne region are continuing their French tour until July, visiting Bordeaux, Lyon, Nantes, and Lille. Fabrice Sommier, Head Sommelier at Georges Blanc and Meilleur Ouvrier de France 2007, is introducing guests of the BIVB to the mysteries of the Climats of the Bourgogne wine region. 
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There is always a Bourgogne wines educator close by!

If you are looking to train your sales teams about the specifics of Bourgogne wines, or you want to offer your customers a guided tasting, then why not call upon the services of your local Bourgogne Wine educator ?
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Our Ateliers Professionnels return to Beaune this spring, with a series of free conference/tasting workshops for professionals

Three more of the BIVB’s Ateliers Professionnels, special workshops designed for wine industry professionals, have been organized for the spring. The idea is to help you, our ambassadors, to immerse yourself in the world of Bourgogne wines and perfect your understanding of this unique universe.
Check out Bourgogne wines on LinkedIn ©BIVB/DR
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Connect with Bourgogne wines on LinkedIn

Already present on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, Bourgogne wines are now on LinkedIn, the popular online business network.
Make a date in Paris for the Bourgognes Gourmands event from 17 May to 18 June ©BIVB/RGA
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Rendezvous with Bourgognes Gourmands in Paris

From 17 May to 18 June, restaurants in Paris can share the amazing diversity of Bourgogne wines with their clientele by offering a “Gourmet Break” through the “Bourgognes Gourmands” event.
Get your free copy of “En Route vers les Bourgognes” today ©BIVB/DR
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Prepare your next getaway with “En Route vers les Bourgognes”

The 2016 edition of this guide to wine tourism in the Bourgogne wine region has just been published. This 112-page booklet produced by the BIVB contains everything you need to know for your spring and summer trips to the region.

Diary of our events

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Click here to see the calendar of upcoming Bourgogne wine professional events

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