French police investigators in the southern Burgundy city of Villefranche-surSaone have launched an investigation into alleged wrongdoing at Duboeuf's main production facility. During a routine survey of the winery to check on compliance with Appellation Controlée rules investigators allegedly found that about 700 hectolitres of Beaujolais Cru wines were being mixed with about 12,000 hectolitres of ordinary Beaujolais and Beaujolais Villages.
While specific details about the crossblending have yet to emerge, it would seem unlikely...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team