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C

caisse (de bouteilles)

case

calendrier tarifaire

tariff schedule

canal (d'importation, de distribution, de vente)

(import, distribution, retail) channel

cannette

can

capsule

cap, foil

capsule à vis

screw-top, screw-cap

caractéristiques du produit

product attributes, - characteristics

carton [matière]

cardboard [material]

carton (à bouteilles)

box, case

cave

winery

cave (domestique), cellier

cellar

cave coopérative

co-op winery

cep

vine

cépage

grape variety, vine variety

certificat d'origine

certificate of origin

chai

wine storage place (in a winery)

chaptalisation

sugaring

château

estate

chêne

oak

circuits d'importation et de distribution

import and distribution channels 

clause de la nation la plus favorisée

Most-Favoured-Nation [MFN] clause

clos

vineyard enclosed by a wall

code tarifaire harmonisé

Harmonised System [HS] code

cognac

brandy

col

bottle [when referring to volumes of production or sales], bottleneck [originally]

comité de gestion

management committee

commerçant en vins

wine trader, negociant

commerce électronique

E-trade

commerce extérieur

external trade

commerce transfrontalier

border trade

compensatoire

countervailing

concours (de vins)

(wine) competition

concurrence

competition

concurrence honnête

level playing field

concurrentiel

competitive

conditionnement

packaging

confrérie

association, brotherhood [literally]

container, conteneur

(shipping) container

contrat à terme

forward contract, futures contract [quite different technically!]

contre étiquette

back-label

contrôle analytique

analytical check

contrôle de la qualité

quality control

coopérative viticole

winegrowers' co-operative (winery)

goût de bouchon

cork smell

corporation

corporate body

corps

body

côte, coteau

hillside

coupage

blending (of wines of different geographical origin)

cours

quotation

cours du marché

market price

courtier (en vins)

(wine) broker

coût

cost

coût, assurance et fret [CAF]

cost, insurance and freight [CIF]

coûts de transport et d'assurance

transport(ation) and insurance costs

(opération de) couverture

hedging

crédit à l'exportation

export credit

crédit documentaire

documentary credit 

croissance (économique)

(economic) growth

cru [vin]

growth

cuve

tank, vat

cuve close

pressure tank

cuve inox(ydable)

stainless steel tank

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