Bordeaux’s La Place Goes Global

La Place de Bordeaux, a traditional network of négociants, has become a major player in international fine wine

Bordeaux’s La Place Goes Global
Many of Bordeaux's négociant offices are near La Place de Bourse, not to be confused with La Place de Bordeaux, which is not an actual place at all. (Dominique REPERANT/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
From the Oct 15, 2022, issue

The announcements came from different wine regions on different continents, but the message was the same. In one week this summer, both Favia in Napa Valley and Allegrini in Valpolicella announced that some of their wines would now be sold and distributed around the world not by local merchants but by the French négociants of La Place de Bordeaux. Read about the remarkable transformation changing the way many wines are sold across the globe. 

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