DEEP BORDEAUX ROOTS
We have specialised in the Grands Crus Classés / Classified Growths activity for almost 30 years in Bordeaux and are tody one of the leading wine merchant on both export market and on-trade business in France.
The company enjoys the benefit of the extensive international reach of the Ballande Group, built in New Caledonia in the Pacific around its activities in nickel mining, agriculture, distribution and of course wine.
Now returned to Bordeaux, the land of their birth, the heirs to the Ballande family have never forgotten that their firm was founded by a citizen of the city back in the mid-19th century.
BALLANDE & MENERET FACTS AND FIGURES
A team of 40 employees
Average turnover of Euros 80 million
85% of which Grands Crus Classés (GCC) and 15% Petits Châteaux
Exporting to over 65 countries
A portfolio of 1500 clients
A 10,000 m² air conditioned and perfectly secured storage facility
Over 3 million fine wine bottles in stock
Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) since 2015 with both customs simplification and security / safety certifications