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Champagne Indage is now Indage Vintners Ltd. - Press Release

Champagne Indage Ltd, India’s oldest & largest wine company, is now renamed as Indage Vintners Ltd. Indage Vintners Ltd (IVL)with its new name, plans to bring about many new developments and initiatives as part of the continuous process of establishing and evolving Indage as a leading global wine producer that has its roots firmly in India. The name change also brings into effect the discontinuation of the term ‘Champagne’ in order to respect IPR rights as part of the business's amalgamation into the global trading community.

According to Ranjit.S.Chougule, Managing director of Indage Vintners Ltd., “The new logo for Indage Vintners is synonymous with insignia of quality indicating our exclusivity, uniqueness and customization. Our idea illustrates our need for progress and dynamism while retaining our classic heritage as being the pioneering company in wine making in India”.

Indage Vintners Ltd over the years has introduced several brands under its wine portfolio. The Company’s main domestic brand portfolios are Chateau Indage and Indage Vineyards. Chateau Indage has been at the forefront of the revival of India’s glorious wine heritage. Indage Vineyards features a portfolio of new world wines created as a celebration of its 25 year journey of excellence in oenology and viticulture in the tropics. Globally, IVL is expanding in UK and Australia and focusing on introducing further international brand portfolios.

About Indage Vintners Limited:
Indage Vintners Limited (IVL), established in 1982, is India’ oldest & largest wine company. Within India, it produces more than 1.5 million (9 liter) cases of wine from 4 state of the art wineries and has complete backward integration from nurseries, biotech to its own estate vineyards of more than 2,000 acres. The Company controls more than 70% market share of wines produced in India utilizing a product portfolio of more than 40 brands in every price point and product type in the Indian wine industry which has given the company recognition of more than 70 International awards of quality from IWSC, Decanter and IWC. Globally, IVL owns a 3.5 million case winery called Thachi Wines in South Australia that produces a large range of Australian and New Zealand wine brands such as Red Sky, Broken Earth and South Bay. IVL’s Australia operations are based out of Vinecrest, a boutique estate winery in the famous Barossa region of South Australia. IVL also owns and operates, under Indage UK Ltd, a fully integrated wine supply chain management business which is an importer, bottling plant with a capacity of 3.5 million cases and a distributor to more than 4000 outlets in the UK. Globally, IVL employs more than 750 people and operates in more than 58 countries with a consolidated turnover of $100 million  In India, IVL is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and is part of the Indage Group that has interest in Restaurants & Leisure, Construction & Retail.

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Published Jan 07 2009, 06:27 PM by admin
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