January 23, 2018

Landiras A Bottling Line Like No Other

By In Videos, Visiting Bordeaux
This year, 2018, is wine brand Calvet’s 200th anniversary. In the run up to this I was invited down to Bordeaux to visit a few of their properties. Calvet forms part of the GCF Groupe, one of the major French wine producers/exporters. Their size is staggering with a Global Turnover of €990 million which places them about 4th in the global wine turnover league. Calvet itself sells 14 million bottles across 110 countries (2016 figures). To handle such volumes requires some serious resources; hence a visit to the groups largest bottling/packaging/distribution hub just outside St. Emilion in Bordeaux.

In trying to encapsulate the sheer size of the operation here I shot a little video…

Video: Landiras A Bottling Line Like No Other

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