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Sierra de Gredos Breakaways in the vineyards

Garnacha de Gredos: The hidden treasure

Despite its close proximity with Madrid by auto and rail, Spain’s ‘Sierra de Gredos’ wine region is relatively unknown to the informed wine pro. Its establishment as a modern wine-producing dates only to the 1990s while the economic difficulties beginning in 2008 crippled these nascent efforts, and the occasional infighting, inability or unwillingness to embrace contemporary marketing methods, a lack of an identifiable Denomination of Origin or dynamic independent body to organize group efforts have prevented the hard-working and visionary vignerons and bodegas with unique wines from their... Read more

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Barton & Guestier in Red’volution

By founding in 1725 what became one of the first international wine companies in Bordeaux, Thomas Barton and Daniel Guestier had a vision: they established a reputation for French wines around the...

Portraits of winegrowers

The wine: One of the best investments in the world

Wine certainly is one of the most interesting financial investments, provided you respect some conditions. Vins Grands Crus gives you the golden rules to best invest in wines. Choose the right wines...

Portraits of winegrowers

Les Professionnels du Liège

83% of the wine consumers in France prefer their wine to be closed with a cork stopper. 87% of them associate cork stoppers with quality wine. What can explain this plebiscite? What is the part of...

Portraits of winegrowers

Château de Saint-Pey

Château de Saint-Pey is one of those houses where the savoir-faire is transmitted with passion. At a few minutes drive from Saint-Emilion, in the village of Saint Pey d’Armens, Château de Saint-Pey...

Lloyd Lippens Caroline et Chris Cardon Portraits of winegrowers

A Belgian flag flying over La Haye

What has changed at Château La Haye and Bellevue-Cardon since the arrival of Chris Cardon, a Flemish industrialist in the pharmaceutical world?   Fond of sports and fine wines Chris Cardon had a...

Breakaways in the vineyards

BODEGAS CORUÑA DEL CONDE

BODEGAS CORUÑA DEL CONDE, a small estate located in the village of the same name in the province of Burgos, was founded by Alberto López Calvo in 1992. In the early 50s he moved to France to...

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