New president at Foncalieu


The southern French cooperative regulates the succession.

Jean-Marie Cassignol / Credit: Vignobles Foncalieu
Jean-Marie Cassignol / Credit: Vignobles Foncalieu

The Vignobles Foncalieu wine cooperative, based in the Aude department in the south of France, has appointed a new president. Jean-Marie Cassignol replaced the previous President Michel Servage in his office on December 17, 2020. Cassignol previously worked for the group as director and board member.

According to the cooperative's press release, he puts social responsibility at the center of his plans. "Our long-term strategy is based on a sustainable approach that creates economic, social and environmental value for all of our stakeholders," said the new president.

The Vignobles Foncalieu cooperative was founded in 1967 and today has 700 winegrowers among its members. In 2019 they produced 35 million liters of wine on around 4,000 hectares with a turnover of 52 million euros. 165 hectares of vineyards are already organically certified, another 180 hectares are being converted. itp

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