All You Need Is Wine: The English Ride to the Rescue of Burgundies

US taxes, public health emergency, strict lockdowns on shops and restaurants, along with other anxiety-inducing tendencies, have left the French wine-producing sector high and dry, with a choice between “waiting for the end of the world at the bottom of a vat” or “mass suicide around a barrel of a good vintage”.

But that’s without taking into account the English passion for French wine… and the “hoarding effect” brought on by fears of Brexit, which two factors explain a surprising bounce back in the British market and have incited many traders and individuals in the UK to “stock up just in case”…

https://www.lefigaro.fr/societes/vin-la-bourgogne-resiste-grace-a-un-surprenant-boom-des-ventes-au-royaume-uni-20201123

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