The French wine and spirits exports hit an all-time high in 2016. In total France exported wine and spirits at a value of 11.9 billion euros. This was an increase of 1.2% from the year before. Now this was actually not thanks to the wine but to the French spirits, more particularly Cognac.
Cognac did a record year in 2016 in terms of both volume and value. The spirits account for around 4 billion euros, that is one third of the total value of exports of wine and spirits. Read more: larvf.com
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