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SEEN AT VINEXPO Good Things in Small Packages A wine in a small screw-top bottle? Yes, you can! This Asian-based company is currently offering unpretentious and affordable packaging for Portuguese wine, that can be stored like this for 15 to 25 years. Alcohol-free to 11°, this product is intended to compete with the mode of consumption of beer. Currently available in China and Singapore. Xuangliang Yu – General Manager Edivo Wine – From Under the Sea Hailing from Croatia - a unique memory of the depths of the Adriatic Sea: a bottle of wine from the Peljesac Peninsula, the premium Plavac Edivo that spends one to two years immersed under the sea. A beautiful layer of coral, shells and algae will cover the bottle or the amphora in which the bottle has been placed. Château Haut Selve Celebrates 20 th Vintage at Vinexpo The first vintage of Château Haut Selve was released in 1996, and at Vinexpo, the 20 th Anniversary vintage (2015) was presented. Château Haut Selve lays claim to being the only vineyard created in Bordeaux in the 20 th Century. It was planted in the historical Graves Appellation area over a pine forest where vines used to grow 120 years ago. 12 VINEXPO DAILY / REVIEW EDITION / FRIDAY 30 TH JUNE

Russian Recipe – Romanian Production Stalinskaya Vodka was presented at Vinexpo Bordeaux by Prodal – a producer based in Romania. In three different varieties, the name Stalinskaya is derived from the Russian “Stal” – meaning “strong as steel”. The Romanian-made Vodkas have won 65 international awards over the past eight years. Prodal also presented its premium dry Gin, “Pride of Wembley”. Prodal Export Director Ovidiu Chiscan Spirit of Sushi The clientele of the restaurants and sushi bars are now being offered a French white wine assembled from the varietals Sauvignon, Semillon and Muscadelle. Create specially to agree with sushi and Japanese cuisine in general. The idea stems from Adrien Truchon- Bartes, and has been developed by oenologist Stephane Grangeot. Stephane Grangeot (left) and Adrien Truchon-Bartes (right) Two Gins… Two Characters Master blender Laurent Vallet, known until now for his Cognacs, presented two new Gin varieties, distilled from grapes: Osmoz Classic and Osmoz Citrus. Vallet told Vinexpo Daily that the Gins have “two complementary personalities, two incomparable interpretations, and a shared vision of alchemy and diversity of aromas. Laurent Vallet VINEXPO DAILY / REVIEW EDITION / FRIDAY 30 TH JUNE 13