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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 crush for the place when he ran the Medoc marathon. The story could have stopped then but the magic of Medoc, the vineyards sometimes overlooking the river and that can make only good wines urged him to come back. He ran once more on the D2 that unfolds its curves across the greatest Medoc chateaus, knocked at all doors to participate in the harvest, and between two strokes of shears, he found... Read more

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La gamme Clos des Lunes Portraits of winegrowers

Domaine de Chevalier

Olivier Bernard, at the head of 60 hectares at Domaine de Chevalier, pursues since his arrival at the château in 1983 the quest for excellence started by his forebearers in the 19th century. With...

Nelson Chow avec Jean-Pierre Marty à Talbot Portraits of winegrowers

NELSON CHOW IN MÉDOC

By a sunny day in late September the 2017 harvest in Bordeaux is nearly finished. Nelson Chow, president of the Hong Kong and Greater China Sommelier Association, together with ten sommeliers from...

Jinshan Zhang, propriétaine du Château du Grand Mouëys. Focus articles

CHINESE INVEST IN COTES DE BORDEAUX

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017. Vinexpo has just closed. It is the day that Chinese businessman James Yunjie Zhou has chosen to reopen the doors of Château Renon and invite his guests to discover one of...

Gérard Basset, Marie-Luce Thiery, Paolo Basso et Nicolas Dubois Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne tour

Jeeper, born daring Jeeper, a strange name in the Champagne universe, symbol of the French liberation. In a few years’ time it has become one of the most audacious Champagnes. It dares an original...

Portraits of winegrowers

« Boire, voir Sociando et mourir »

Détournant la célèbre expression de Goethe saisi par la beauté de Naples, c’est ainsi qu’un amateur s’est présenté à Sociando-Mallet, espérant repartir avec quelques précieux flacons. Du haut de ses...

Les galets roulés, typiques de Boutenac. Breakaways in the vineyards

Cru Boutenac in Languedoc, concentrated passion

In last March the AOC Corbières-Boutenac trade union welcomed the journalists for a comprehensive presentation of the identity peculiarities and the wines of the appellation. The new president of the...

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