Wine sector legal services

A 360-degree solution for viticultural and wine growing sectors

Born in Bordeaux, DELCADE has a long history of supporting clients in the viti-vinicultural sector (estates, domains, farmers, wine merchants etc.). Our global expertise meets the needs of our clients active in this industry and covers all areas of business law and taxation.

Our wine law services

Restructuring of viticultural groups

We support businesses in the viticultural and wine growing sectors improve their governance and structure. Our experts are able to draft secure shareholder agreements and corporate bylaws thanks to their long-standing experience. We also handle taxation for viticultural groups, reviewing any tax issues, and improving efficiency etc.

Sale and acquisition of wine estates

We assist and advise our clients with regards to the negotiation of the sale or acquisition of wine estates. Our support includes in particular drafting legal documents, legal due diligence, and assistance with tax and French social charges etc.

Property transfer

Our lawyers will analyse your situation and investigate all fiscal aspects of the property transfer in order to determine the best course of action to successfully conclude the operation. Our lawyers will also assist you in the management and transfer of the property’s ownership.

International wine law

Our team of bilingual lawyers also acts on behalf of its clients in the event of a sale or acquisition of wine estates abroad. Their first-rate expertise in cross-border transactions in the wine sector allows them to provide personalized support , whether in French or English, with all legal documents required and in all procedures.

Our expertise in wine law

Wine law requires a particular degree of expertise in business law. Our wine lawyers are experienced corporate lawyers and have, in addition to their corporate expertise, an in-depth knowledge of the specificities of the viticultural and wine growing sectors. Our team of lawyers work together in synergy to deliver tailor-made solutions to our clients.

We closely monitor changes in French wine law regulations, thus ensuring that our clients benefit from the most up-to-date advice to secure their projects.

Our rankings and distinctions

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Our rankings and distinctions

Our strengths

With an office located in Bordeaux, we operate at the heart close to our many clients in the wine-sector
We have a long history of supporting clients in the viti-vinicultural industry
Our lawyers have combined expertise in wine and business law