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Trump’s Right—It’s Harder to Sell U.S. Wine in France. Tariffs Aren’t the Whole Story

  • French consumers prefer domestically produced reds and whites
  • France makes it ‘very hard’ for U.S. to sell its wines: Trump
The Women Making Waves In Bordeaux

Photographer: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Customers at Les Bacchantes, a Paris wine bar, were taken aback by the question: Why, among the dozens of offerings, is there not a single U.S. red, white or rose on the list?

“America makes some good wines, but we have everything we need here in France,” said one woman who asked to be identified by her first name, Colette.