CBS Wine in the finals

CBS Wine in the finals of a prestigious French wine tasting

There are prizes for tens of thousands of DKKs at stake when the wine club of Copenhagen Business School, CBS Wine, in June goes compete at the wine castle Chateau Lafite-Rothschild. The ambitious students have qualified for the finals of the Left Bank Bordeaux Cup 2012, after beating among others, Cambridge 200-year-old wine society in the semifinals.

After winning the semifinal Thursday last week at the French Embassy in London, CBS Wine is now ready for the finals on the 28th of June at one of the world’s best vineyards, Chateau Lafite-Rothschild.

“We will do everything we can to beat Wharton Business Schools wine club and bring the trophy home to Denmark and CBS”, assures the President and founder of CBS Wine, Peter Buch Hansen.

CBS President proud of CBS Wines achievement

“I am first and foremost extremely proud of CBS Wine and what they have achieved in such a short time,” says the new President of CBS, Per Holten-Andersen, and continues – But it also shows how prosperous and dynamic study and association activities are at CBS, and that it can compete with the best educational institutions in the world. “

Lauritz.com sponsors CBS Wine

The main sponsor behind CBS Wines participation in the semi finals of the Left Bank Bordeaux Cup 2012 in London last week, is the renowned French Provence wine, Chateau Vignelaure. The chateau is owned by the couple behind Lauritz.com, Bengt and Mette Rode Sundstrøm who are also proud of CBS Wine: “We have a good working relationship with the boys behind CBS Wine, and we are confident that they’ll do well in the finals in June, ” says Bengt Sundstrøm.

Facts on CBS Wine

CBS Wine is a wine club for the 18,000 students at Copenhagen Business School. CBS Wine was founded in 2010 by chairman and HA (kom.)-student Peter Buch Hansen and vice-chairman and BLC students Søren Riber (who is also playing football at CBS Sport). CBS has held a wine tasting every month ever since its foundation and has offered good student discounts on wine to the students at CBS.

For more information see: www.cbswine.dk or follow CBS Wine at: www.facebook.com/cbswine