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FICB was created in 1964. It is a not for profit association under the French law, with its seat at the Paris Wine Museum.
The object of FICB is to :
WHAT IS A WINE BROTHERHOOD ?
Wine brotherhoods, or bachic societies (from Bacchus, the Greek god of wine) are assemblies of professionals and amateurs of wine having the object to promote the wine production of their region or, more generally, of the country to which they belong. They support the nobility and quality of wine and its harmonious association with gastronomy.
The wine brotherhoods organize festive events around the quality and reasoned tasting of wine, which allow the meeting of their members and to admit new ones. Their dignitaries usually wear costumes inspired by the dresses of notables of the time of the Renaissance, distinct for each brotherhood. Their members wear characteristic insignia such as necklaces or medals. Their members wear characteristic insignia such as necklaces or medals.
At its 2015 General Assembly, F.I.C.B. adopted an “International Charter of Wine Brotherhoods” which captures their shared values and objectives and describes their activities.
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President: Alan BRYDEN
Treasurer: Alain HUET
Secretary general: Marc LESK
Président d’Honneur : Claude JOSSE (Conseil des Echansons de France)