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Buying a Vineyard in France? Some Considerations...

13 March 2013
Mayer Brown Legal Update

In the last few years there has been a marked increase in the number of wine-loving overseas investors seeking to purchase vineyards in France. This article serves as a primer on five issues that a would-be buyer should consider at the outset of such an acquisition:

  1. Who can (or would) purchase a French vineyard?
  2. Acquisition structure – purchase of real estate or purchase of shares?
  3. What tax considerations apply?
  4. What government approvals are required?
  5. Are there any other requirements for foreign buyers?

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