Subscribe free to our newsletters via your
  Energy News  


Subscribe free to our newsletters via your




















FARM NEWS
Chinese luxury group buys Bordeaux vineyard

by Staff Writers
Bordeaux, France (AFP) March 1, 2011
The Chinese jewelry group Tesiro has bought a French family-owned wine chateau in the world-renowned Bordeaux region, industry officials told AFP on Tuesday.

Group managing director Shen Dongjun signed the final purchase agreement late Monday with the Ducos family, owners of the Chateau Laulan Ducos since 1911, according to the regional wine-growers' association.

The 41-year-old executive is a wine lover and keen to develop a market in his homeland for the chateau's 150,000-bottle annual output, which is sold under the Medoc appellation, Tesiro buy-out manager Linjun Zhou told AFP.

The former joint owner of the estate, 34-year-old Frederic Ducos, will stay on to work for the Chinese firm as a director and quality controller.

"The group sees this as a choice of quality. We're embarking on a course of bringing the wine up a level," he told AFP.

Tesiro has an annual turnouver of around 15 million euros (20 million dollars) and employs 3,000 people at 400 jewellers in southeast China.

Laulan Duclos is the fifth wine chateau in the Bordeaux region to have been bought by a Chinese firm, after Latour-Laguens in 2008, Richelieu in 2009, Chenu Lafitte in 2010 and De Viaud in 2011.







Share This Article With Planet Earth
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit
YahooMyWebYahooMyWeb GoogleGoogle FacebookFacebook



Related Links
Farming Today - Suppliers and Technology



Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News


FARM NEWS
Seed collection in Norway vault grows
Oslo, Norway (UPI) Feb 28, 2011
A seed vault in Norway has received seeds for rare lima beans, blight-resistant cantaloupe and antioxidant-rich tomatoes from South America, officials said. Marking its third anniversary, the vault in the depths of an arctic mountain on Norway's remote Svalbard Archipelago received the seeds from gene banks maintained by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, the ... read more







FARM NEWS
Good Progress On Troubleshooting

Ministerial Panel Deliberates Google's Planned Launch Of Street View

NASA Spacecraft Images New Zealand Quake Region

Earth's Core Rotating Faster Than Rest Of The Planet

FARM NEWS
ZST Digital Networks Signs Agreement To Develop City-Wide GPS Platform

Retail Mobile Systems Easily Tricked

MatchMaker OCR Solution By APS Technology Receives Patent

Lynden Transport Expands Service To And From Oklahoma And North Dakota

FARM NEWS
Climate Change Causing Demise Of Lodgepole Pine In Western North America

Bacteria Living On Old-Growth Trees May Help Forests Grow

Tree-planting world record set in Philippines

Biodiversity In Danger: Which Areas Should Be Protected?

FARM NEWS
Scientists Identify New Implications For Perennial Bioenergy Crops

Brewery Waste Becomes Scientific Fodder For Producing Liquid Biofuels

Overfertilizing Corn Undermines Ethanol

Amyris Technology Performs At Industrial Scale

FARM NEWS
EPSRC's Novel Energy Harvesting Grants

Solar Frontier Signs Balticsolar In Northern Germany

SOLON To Construct 15 MW Solar Plant For PG And E

Beverly Hills Goes Solar

FARM NEWS
Eon to build fifth U.K. offshore wind farm

GL Garrad Hassan Launches Onshore Wind Resource Mapping For UK

Construction Begins On Dempsey Ridge Wind Project

India's Suzlon wins $1.28 bn wind power deal

FARM NEWS
China says over 2,400 dead in coal mines in 2010

China mine blast death toll up to 26: state media

FARM NEWS
Revamped China history museum skips taboo subjects

China says media must 'cooperate' after rally clampdown

Pollution threatens Chinese growth: minister

More China rallies planned after tough clampdown


The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2010 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any Web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy Statement