Chandon de Briailles – Côte-d’Or, Burgundy The Count Chandon de Briailles inherited the estate from his grandmother, a successor of the famous champagne house Moët & Chandon. Today his children, Claude and François de Nicolay manage the winery together. Although they present two very different resumes, they share a common passion: wine. They complement each other in their personalities ... Read More »
Chandon de Briailles – Côte-d’Or, Burgundy The Count Chandon de Briailles inherit...
A family history that dates back to the year 1513 The name “Mellot” is connected ...
Yves Cuilleron- a passionate winemaker For 3 generations, wine has always played a major role in the...
Villa Baulieu – A Jewelry of Provence The 2000 year old vineyard of the estate Villa Baulieu l...
A family history that dates back to the year 1513 The name “Mellot” is connected with viticulture since 1513. César Mellot was the wine consultant at the board of Louis XIV and was the head of a whole dynasty of passionate winemakers, who passed on the knowledge from generation to generation. In the 1920s, Alphonse Mellot was one of ... Read More »
Yves Cuilleron- a passionate winemaker For 3 generations, wine has always played a major role in the history of the Cuilleron family. The paternal grandfather began growing grapes in the Rhône Valley in 1920. In 1947 he sold the first bottled wines. Antoine Cuilleron became the director of the winery in 1960 and passed it on to his nephew, Yves ... Read More »
Maison Trimbach – Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris The origins of the Trimbach family date back to 1626 when Jean Trimbach came to Riquewihr in Alsace. Since then, the estate has been passed on from father to son for 12 generations. Shortly after the First World War the family Trimbach left Hunawihr and settled down in Ribeauvillé where Frédéric Théodore – director ... Read More »
Villa Baulieu – A Jewelry of Provence The 2000 year old vineyard of the estate Villa Baulieu lies in the heart of the appellation of Provence on volcanic soils. It was Henri III., who has built the property in 1576 and it has been owned by several different great Provencal families who have always respected the tradition of the vineyard and the ... Read More »
Domaine de La Bégude – Overlooking the Mediterranean sea The Domaine de la Bégude spreads out over a wide area of 500 hectares, of which 17 hectares consist of vineyards. They produce reds, whites and rosé wines. These vineyards of Domaine de La Bégude are situated on more than 400 meters above sea level and provide a beautiful open view of ... Read More »
Denis Dubourdieu died at the age of 67 The wine world just heard of the sad news about the passing of Denis Dubourdieu, the wine expert, researcher, winemaker and owner of many Bordeaux chateaux. Denis Dubourdieu died at the age of 67. He revolutionized the world of white wines with a technical and sensitive approach that earned him the nickname ... Read More »