Canard-DuchÍne joins Dourthe UK portfolio

05 May, 2009

Dourthe UK is to take on most of the off-trade distribution for Champagne Canard-DuchÍne from June 1.

Champagne & Ch‚teaux will continue to represent Canard-DuchÍne in the on-trade and independent sectors.

Patrick Jestin, chief executive of CVBG Dourthe Kressmann, said: ďWe are excited about adding Canard-DuchÍne to our UK list.

"This historic house has 140 years of proven credentials. It is one of the great independent Champagne houses in the appellation today and the fifth Champagne brand in the off-trade in France.Ē

Dourthe UK's portfolio includes Bordeaux ch‚teaux and brands, Ch‚teau de Sťrame from the Languedoc and Clos de los Siete from Argentina.

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