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BELUGA GROUP have signed the agreement with the Gerard Bertrand company, the world leader of biodynamic wines

08
may 2018

BELUGA GROUP one of the leading spirits group in Russia (MOEX:BELU) today reports about the signing of the exclusive distribution agreement with legendary, biodynamic wine-making French firm Gerard Bertrand. Now the best wines of Languedoc terroir will be presented in Russia.

BELUGA GROUP will distribute wines from such world-famous farms of Gerard Bertrand as Clos d’Ora AOP Minervois-La-Livinière recognized by wine critics the first Grand Cru (vineyard) from Languedoc. Besides that, premium wines from the farm of Château la Sauvageonne, including Château la Sauvageonne La Villa AOP Languedoc rosé (in 2017 this rose wine entitled as the best in the world according to The Drinks Business magazine) will be presented in Russia, as well as red and white wine.

Also, sparkling wines from an appellasyon of Creman de Lima won't remain unaddressed: Blanc de Blanc under the name Code Rouge and distinguished rose – Ballerine – being the world novelty.

Biodynamic wine is the best quality organic wine which is most fully reflecting characteristics of that region where it made. Today it is called wine of future. During production, exclusively natural materials are being used not only in the course of grape cultivation but also for its further processing.

We are sure that our cooperation with the eminent and innovative French producer of wines will become successful and mutually advantageous.

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For further information, please contact:

Prokhor Malyutin

Director,

Public Relations

BELUGA GROUP

Tel.: +7 495 510 26 95

Fax: +7 495 510 26 97

e-mail: malyutin@belugagroup.ru

Sergey Kuptsov

Director,

Corporate Finance Department

BELUGA GROUP

Tel.: +7 495 510 26 95

Fax: +7 495 510 26 97

e-mail: ir@belugagroup.ru

 

ABOUT BELUGA GROUP:

BELUGA GROUP is the leading producer of alcohol beverages in Russia and independent leading Russian importer of strong spirits. The GROUP possesses 6 factories, its own distributional platform, ensuring the largest possible market coverage, and diversified portfolio of strategic brands, addressing market demands across the full spectrum of price points, from the low-middle to the super premium price segments. The GROUP holds a 16% share of the Russian market.

Brand portfolio of the GROUP includes super premium vodka BELUGA, premium vodka Veda, sub-premium vodka Myagkov, vodka in the middle price segment Belenkaya, vodka in the lower middle segment Tsar, and brandy Bastion, Old Guard, Le Lion and Zolotoy Rezerv (Gold Reserve). BELUGA GROUP is the exclusive distributor of one of the global premium spirits producer William Grant&Sons, representing in Russia brands such scotches as Glenfiddich, Grant’s, Clan McGregor, The Balvenie, Hendrick’s gin and Irish whisky Tullamore Dew. The Company distributes the products of French Camus cognac house, offering in Russia the Elegance series (VS, VSOP, XO, EXTRA); exclusive cognacs Borderies XO, Traditional Vintages; Berneroy Calvados, Boncourt XO and Chatelle Napoleon brandies. Also, the BELUGA GROUP import brand portfolio includes rum Ron Barcelo, Brandy Torres, tequila Milagro, a line of balms Latvijas Balzams and wine portfolio from iconic producers from France, Italy, Spain, Germany, the USA, South Africa and other countries.

The extended brand portfolio, strong production base and own distribution system provide the Group with significant competitive advantages and opportunities for significant organic growth.