Ambassador Jamie McCourt’s visit to the Salon de l’Agriculture (annual agriculture trade show)

On February 26, 2018, for the first time Ambassador Jamie McCourt was at the Salon de l’Agriculture for a captivating visit of this vast showcase of French agriculture. This visit provided an opportunity to meet many actors of this activity and have a unique look at the dynamism and wealth of France’s heritage. France is the second most important supplier of wines and cheeses – after Italy – and the first supplier of spirits in the U.S. (source: Ministry of Agriculture)