Buzz in Bordeaux: France's first cannabis tipple

A young entrepreneur has launched France’s first wine infused with a cannabis extract in the heart of the Bordeaux wine-growing region, hoping to shake up traditions and score with millennials. Raphael De Pablo, the 28-year-old creator of the Burdi W brand, infuses a locally sourced “petit verdot” varietal, usually reserved for high-quality wines, with cannabidiol (CBD), one of the key substances found in cannabis. While the intoxicating THC cannabis component remains strictly banned in France, the use of CBD is not only legal but has been credited with some medicinal properties, including for…

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