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The fifth «French wine and alcohol day in Ukraine» organized by the Business France Agency for French enterprises’ export development at the Embassy of France in Ukraine took place on 17 May 2017 in Intercontinental Kyiv Hotel at 2 A Velyka Zhytomyrska str. Credit Agricole Bank became the general partner and direct participant of the event.
This year, 11 winemakers from almost all the regions of France presented their products to the winemaking sector professionals as part of «French wine and alcohol day in Ukraine». The tasting session lasted from 12:00 till 18:00 at Olivera Restaurant of the Intercontinental Kyiv Hotel, and at 11:15 a biodynamic winemaking workshop took place in the Maidan Hall of the Hotel.
This year, Credit Agricole Group subsidiary Grands Crus also presented its wines at the tasting session during traditional French wine day in Ukraine. Overall, Grands Crus has 6 chateaus offering broad selection of wine.
«We believe that wine carries along the values of tradition, elegance and sharing. Our banking group, Credit Agricole, has always been very sensitive to these values through our historical links with farming of all kinds», - Jean-Paul Piotrowski, the CEO of Credit Agricole Bank, highlights. – «Thus we would like to show you the different side of Credit Agricole. We are more than happy to provide the opportunity to our Ukrainian customers, partners and friends to discover the world of French wine».
It is also worth mentioning that by having its own first-rate vineries in France Credit Agricole establishes emotional bonds with its customers. The design of Kyiv branch for VIP clients reflects the interest to winemaking on the part of the Group as a whole and the bank in particular. The concept of this branch’s layout is based on winemaking regions of France.
The greeting area of the branch is called Loire Valley. Champagne room is designed for business meetings and recreates the atmosphere of the French province famous for its white sparkling wine. The negotiation room is named after the well-known red wine production region – Bordeau.
About Credit Agricole:
PJSC «CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK» is a modern universal bank owned by the leading financial group in Europe – Credit Agricole Group (France). The Group is a major partner of the French economy and one of the largest banking groups in Europe. It is a leading retail bank in Europe, having the largest portfolio of assets under management, being first in the field of bank insurance and third - in project financing in Europe. Credit Agricole has been operating in the financial market of Ukraine since 1993 and renders the entire range of banking services to private individuals, including VIP clients, and business. The Bank pays special attention to cooperation with agricultural enterprises. Reliability and business reputation of CREDIT AGRICOLE in Ukraine is confirmed by the highest possible FITCH ratings, leading positions in bank sustainability, bank deposit reliability and bank profitability rankings, as well as by 460 000 private and 26 000 corporate customers, including representatives of small and medium business, large Ukrainian companies and international corporations.
Viktoriia Torianyk, Head of PR and corporate communications Credit Agricole Bank.
Phone: +38 044 581 07 45, e-mail: Viktoriia.Torianyk@credit-agricole.ua