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New legislation in favour of wine exporters and Bordeaux City Bond   Storing wine in bond is currently experiencing a minor revolution! Bottles stored in a bonded warehouse whilst awaiting export can now be sold on the French market without having to request prior authorisation. This historic step forward was achieved last July thanks to Bordeaux City Bond, Bordeaux CCI’s bonded warehouse. It represents a new opportunity for the warehouse along with all those involved in the wine trade and the […]


All our compassion for the families and friends of the victims of the terrorist attack in Orlando.

1rst of July 2016 : A new maritime regulation “SOLAS”

Following to a new regulation regarding the maritime transport, more than 200 nautical miles, which will take effect from the 1rst of July 2016, Bordeaux City Bond will undertake to pass the Verified Gross Mass “VGM” (masse brute vérifiée) on to the chartered shipping companies. Adopted by the International Shipping Organization, this regulation is seen as a new amendment to the international Convention for the safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).        

The Cité du Vin of Bordeaux

Bordeaux City Bond wants to share the birth of a monument, unique in the world, dedicated to the cultures of the     wine: the Cité du Vin of Bordeaux.


Why being at Vinexpo is important for Bordeaux City Bond ? Bordeaux City Bond has become an essential player in the international wine market. The pilot bonded warehouse continues to intrigue and attract an ever-increasing number of key figures, and Mrs. Virginie Calmels is one such. Her interest in Bordeaux City Bond was confirmed by a meeting with our President, Mr. Philippe Dumand, and Managing Director, Mrs. Mélusine Ampe, on their stand in the heart of the VINEXPO fair. Underlining […]



2015 Primeurs : Tour in the heart of Bordeaux vineyards Bordeaux City Bond goes to meet his customers during the 2015 Primeurs. This tour started in Pomerol, then in Saint-Emilion and went on Médoc…Follow-us on Twitter @BordeauxInBond #Primeurs2015.    

Festive season and Inventory closing : an adapted warehouse activity

Our warehouse and offices will be closed for the festive season on the 24th, 25th and 31st of December 2015 and on the 1rst of January 2016. Will follow the inventory closing from Monday 4th and Friday 15th of January 2016 inclusive, time during which the Bordeaux City Bond team will be mobilized in the warehouse. A minimum service by e-mails will be guaranteed. No wine could be delivered nor shipped, this is why we strongly recommend to all our […]

Inventory Closing from 17th of December to the 2nd of January inclusive

During all this period, neither delivery will be received, nor collection released. In view of this closing, please let us know as soon as possible if we should expect some more wine’s deliveries. This will help us to organize the reception of your wines and also the inventory of your stock. Bordeaux City Bond’s team thanks very much all his customers for their trust.

Wine tourism, each world region has its own meanings

The 2013 Great Wine Capitals Global Network’s wine tourism survey reveals that wine tourism is by no means seen in the same way by wineries in our regions but rather is focused on different targets and uses a wide range of marketing tools to generate profit. What is the most important factor that attracts tourists to wineries? Across the Great Wine Capitals, the most impactful activities by wineries are offering food and the promotion of an authentic experience. Revenues from […]