#Primeurs 2012 PRIMEURS Les Crus Bourgeois du - 04/27/2013 at 10:32:29

PRIMEURS Les Crus Bourgeois du Médoc Positive results after our three day tasting event 235 properties from 7 prestigious appellations in the Médoc (Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Margaux, Moulis, Listrac-Médoc, Pauillac and Saint-Estèphe) presented samples of their wines at the Primeurs tasting organised by the Alliance des Crus Bourgeois du Médoc at Château d'Agassac. More than 1000 professionals came to the tasting and 67 journalists covered the event and/or tasted the samples in the dedicated press area. 18 nationalities were represented and there was a tie for the Top 5 countries with: Switzerland - Germany - Belgium - Netherlands - Great Britain & the USA! The American and Dutch markets are new entries to the Top 5. This is the fruit of promotional initiatives for the Crus Bourgeois du Médoc that were launched in the USA at the beginning of the year. he ratio between French visitors and visitors from abroad was: 33% French & 67% from abroad; a slight increase in foreign visitors compared to last year (up 7%). Concerning the profile of attendees, the Top 5 professions represented were, in descending order: Wholesale wine merchants - Brokers - Importers - Buyers/Distributors and retail wine merchants. contact: Crus-Bourgeois.com