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Terroir, a magical French word! French people talk about it all the time – how much terroir is important for the quality of a wine or a cheese, how a recipe is a recette de terroir … But what exactly do we mean when we use this word? Terroir is a mix between a geographical […]

In France, products like wines, cheeses, butters and other agricultural goods can benefit from seals of quality and origin. These applications have to be validated by public authorities and are then the subject of regular monitoring. Whether it is organic farming label, designations of origin, label rouge or traditional specialty, these seals guarantee to the […]

The French Minister for Agrifood Industries, Guillaume Garot, received a delegation of US journalists on September 8 on the topic of Cognac spirits production in France and exports from France and consumption of the beloved beverage in the US. The French Minister presented the origin of Cognac Protected Designation of Origin and discussed the US […]