lunes, 17 de octubre de 2011

The French Wine Industry

Self-study activity:
Watch this short video clip about Beychevelle wine makers near Bordeoux, and say whether sentences 1-7 are true or false.

1 The started exporting wine to China in 2008.
2 The price of a bottle of Beychevelle’s best wine was almost €50 in 2010.
3 The wine makers do not sell to China directly.
4 Chateau Beychevelle is a well-known brand name in China.
5 The Chinese are getting to know more and more western products.
6 Beychevelle is not 100% happy with the success of their wine in China.
7 The high price of the wine is welcome by everyone.
You can read the transcript here.

1F (we don’t know) 2T 3T 4F (its commercial name in China is “dragon boat”) 5T 6T 7F (the wine’s loyal customers may not buy it any more)