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  • Tamlyn Currin
  • Richard Hemming MW
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  • Tamlyn Currin
  • & Richard Hemming MW
11 Aug 2010


Wine is worth about €1.2 billion to the producers of the Loire valley. Until last year about 70 million bottles were exported – worth €220 million – and a massive 40% of that went to the UK, with Belgium the second most important export market buying about half as much as Britain. However there has recently been a huge drop in exports.…