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Bordeaux wine exports soar in Q1 (Excerpt)

Exports of Bordeaux wine leapt by 29% in volume and 37% in value for the first three months of 2011

By Stuart Todd June 20, 2011

Exports of Bordeaux wine leapt by 29% in volume and 37% in value for the first three months of 2011, according to regional wine trade body CIVB.

Bordeaux wineries exported 446,278 hectolitres of wine, worth just over EUR436.2m (US$704.6m), during the quarter to the end of March.