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How BIG are the wines of Chapoutier in China? Well . . .

zin1953 Sep 17, 2012 07:48 AM


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    bclevy Sep 17, 2012 02:26 PM

    Does Chapoutier seriously believe that a dragon tee shirt will be
    confused with a Saint Joseph?

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    1. re: bclevy
      zin1953 Sep 17, 2012 03:02 PM

      Know anything about trademarks? If you fail to defend it, you can basically lose all rights to defending it in the future . . . T-shirt today, wine tomorrow . . . .

      1. re: zin1953
        Bill Hunt Sep 23, 2012 08:07 PM

        I want an M. Chapoutier tee-shirt, but will pick up one in Burgundy in October - not in China.


        1. re: Bill Hunt
          bclevy Sep 25, 2012 10:47 AM

          Hi Bill:

          You will need to go further than Burgundy to visit Chapoutier. It is based
          in the Rhone valley, in a small village called Tain l'Hermitage. The most convenient
          train stop is in Valence which is on the TGV line between Paris and Marseilles.

          1. re: bclevy
            Bill Hunt Sep 25, 2012 09:24 PM

            Duh, I knew that, but had already declared "Wine-thirty," and just messed up...

            Thank you for the necessary correction.


            PS - Maybe I was just feeling lazy about getting the ô... no, I wish that was it, but just a brain-cramp.

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