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Haushalter to head up Bordeaux Wine Council
Published:  21 July, 2010

Négociant Georges Haushalter is the new president of the Bordeaux Wine Council (CIVB). He was elected by the general assembly of the Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin Bordeaux this week.

The fifty-year-old has been general manager of the Compagnie Medocaine des Grands Crus wine merchant since 2002.

Already a member of the CIVB general assembly and bureau, as vice-president, Haushalter was formerly president of the Union des Maisons de Bordeaux (union of Bordeaux wine houses) and the Fédération des Syndicats du Commerce en Gros des Vins et Spiritueux de Bordeaux et de la Gironde (Bordeaux wine merchants’ association) (since December 2008). He has also chaired the CIVB marketing commission.

Haushalter takes over from vine grower, Alain Vironneau.