Georgia alert on a international fraud to the brandy

Of the houses of cognac have been exported, unbeknownst to them, brandy incorporating the eau-de-vie of grain, instead of the obligatory water-of-life of wine?

Georgia alert on a international fraud to the brandy

Of the houses of cognac have been exported, unbeknownst to them, brandy incorporating the eau-de-vie of grain, instead of the obligatory water-of-life of wine? It is suspected the Association of producers of Georgian wines, bringing together the main actors of the market of the water-of-life of wine in this wine country bordering the Black sea, in the south of Russia. The case is so important, there, as the customs authorities of georgia have conducted a survey in 2018 before alerting their counterparts in Spain and France. In turn, Bercy has opened an investigation and have conducted additional searches in the Charente. Contacted by Le Figaro , the Customs did not want to comment on the case.

The Bureau national interprofessionnel du cognac (BNIC) said it was foreign to the problem, to the extent that it does not concern the most famous of French spirits. But if the cognac is not in question, the alleged fraud relates to the brandy made in the region. Many of the cognac houses also produce ...

Updated Date: 18 July 2019, 00:00

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