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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°66 / July

The BIVB’s 2018 Cave de Prestige - © BIVB / Images & associés

Discover the selection for the Cave de Prestige 2018

This event allows the Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) to select the wines that will be representing the region over the next 12 months, through the BIVB’s promotional and training activities in France and around the world. This year, the President of the BIVB hailed the ever-increasing quality of the selection.

An edition with stiff competition!
In 2018, of the 1,138 samples submitted, 218 cuvées were selected (68% from estates, 9% from cellars, and 23% from négociants).

The 2016 vintage was the most popular, accounting for 133 wines out of 218. This illustrates the clear potential of this vintage which, despite low yields due to the unreliable weather in the spring of 2016 with frost and hail, is clearly a great one in terms of quality.

The BIVB buys all the wines selected for the Cave de Prestige. In 2018, almost 14,500 bottles were purchased by the BIVB.

You can discover these wines which are offered for tasting at events organized by the BIVB throughout the year by clicking here.

Click here to download the list of wines to be included in the Cave de Prestige 2018.

An appellation revealed

Everything you need to know about Crémant de Bourgogne - © BIVB / Images & associés
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Crémant de Bourgogne: Sophistication and authenticity

How well do you know the appellation?


BIVB market reports for Canada and Japan - © BIVB / All rights reserved
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Updates on the Canadian and Japanese markets

All the latest information about the third and fourth biggest markets for Bourgogne wines in terms of revenue.

Experience Bourgogne wines

I4C 2018 in Canada includes a masterclass on Chablis wines - © BIVB / Sopexa
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Chablis, partner of the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (I4C)

For the second time, Chablis wines are represented at this event, which takes place in Niagara, Canada, from 20-22 July.
SommCon 2018 - © BIVB / Benson Marketing
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SommCon® 2018 featuring the Bourgogne region

Head to Washington DC on 23 July for a tasting conference on “Everything you never dared to ask about the Climats of Bourgogne”.
The World of the Winegrower in the Bourgogne winegrowing region - © BIVB / Michel Joly
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Regional Charter: A booklet to better understand the world of the winegrower

Year-round, your clients no doubt have plenty of questions about the world of winegrowers and their environment.
A website for Bourgogne wine trainers in 2018 - © BIVB / All rights reserved
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A website dedicated to trainers around the world

An in-depth and ergonomic website to meet the needs of all trainers, wherever they are.
The Maison des Climats du Vignoble de Bourgogne 2018 - © BIVB / Michel Joly
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News on the Maison des Climats du Vignoble de Bourgogne

Summer’s off to a good start with a free app!
Wine tourism, the Tonnerrois winegrowing region, and the Vignobles & Découvertes label - © BIVB / Aurélien Ibanez
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Wine tourism in the Bourgogne region: Moving towards an even better welcome

To help your clients prepare their trips to the Bourgogne winegrowing region, there are now two labels to guide you.

Diary of our events

Summer 2018 events for wine professionals - © BIVB / Aurélien Ibanez
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Some dates for your diary

Don’t miss out on any upcoming industry events involving Bourgogne wines and their producers.

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