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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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Jack & Chad Day - Roxy Ann Breakaways in the vineyards

Southern Oregon The Rogue and Umpqua valleys

With the Willamette Valley producing the most wine of any Oregon AVA, and for over 20 years garnering justifiable worldwide praise for its Pinot Noirs, it’s easy to overlook what else it does and...

M. Chen et S. Toutoundji Focus articles

Ningxia in Chine, a new wine for Stéphane Toutoundji, flying winemaker from Bordeaux

Sparsely populated and hosting an important community of Hui muslims, the region of Ningxia located in the centre of China at an altitude of 2,000 meters has many assets for the wine growing: its...

Castillon la Bataille Breakaways in the vineyards

the atypical wine tourism in Côtes de Bordeaux

Created in 2007, the Côtes de Bordeaux trade union gathers under the same banner the terroirs of Blaye, Cadillac, Castillon, Francs and Sainte-Foy with a collective brand: the Côtes de Bordeaux AOC (...

Xavier Charbaut Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne Guy Charbaut

The Guy Charbaut champagne house is located in the very center of the “premier cru” village of Mareuil-sur-Ay. One has to walk through the porch to grasp the full view of the XIXth century stone...

Nicolas Dubois Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne Jeeper

Choix du Chardonnay, tri des raisins et sélections des meilleurs jus, vinifications sous bois et élevages en fûts, vieillissement dans une bouteille spécialement conçue, recours à une levure indigène...

Paolo Basso et Philippe Thieffry Portraits of winegrowers

The Veuve Clicquot Spirit

  Could you tell us what defines the “Veuve Clicquot Spirit”? For me, as an oenologist, what best defines the spirit of Veuve Clicquot, is the Carte Jaune cuvée. It is our most iconic cuvée, and...

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