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Portraits of winegrowers

Château de Lancyre, en Pic Saint-Loup

It is a wine of a single terroir, one plot (Madame) at the foot of Château de Lancyre, and divided by the small road that leads to the Roman chapel of Aleyrac. The peculiar terroir of this plot provides the Shiraz with an optimum maturity, a beautiful concentration of the fruits.   Cuvée Madame 2013 AOC PIC SAINT-LOUP Tasted by Bertrand Bijasson,Master of Port 2012, président of sommeliers of Bordeaux-Aquitaine Intense and deep colour, garnet-red. The first nose is open, immediately promising. Scents of perfectly ripe red and black fruits are unveiled easily. The wild strawberry, the... Read more

Portraits of winegrowers

Portraits of winegrowers

Château de Pommard

Since 2014, American Michael Baum has breathed new life into Château de Pommard. Restoration of the buildings, new winery, transition to biodynamics. Last innovation: a plot-selection bottling of the...

Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne: taste impressions to better guide wine lovers

All over the world, the single word "champagne" sounds like an air of celebration. But yet, its qualities as a great wine remain rather vague for most consumers. In order to reassure them and guide...

Emmanuel Guillot Portraits of winegrowers

Un grand Bourgogne oublié

Emmanuel Guillot considers the quintessence of wines through the prism of sommellerie, vineyards and comics. Inspired by his family's winegrowing history, he shares an intimate view of the Bourgogne...

Gwendeline Lucas Portraits of winegrowers

50 years: La Dominique's golden age

Smiling, full-bodied, hedonistic, with an equal desire to please: this is how 50-year-old women consider themselves according to sociological studies. The same is true for La Dominique, bought half a...

Frank Lesterlin Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne Esterlin

Frank Lesterlin arrived at the head of the Esterlin house eighteen months ago, after a period at Louis Jadot in Burgundy, and some good years at Laurent-Perrier and Duval-Leroy. For SommelierS...

Le toit du château en tuiles vernissées, emblématiques de la Bourgogne. Portraits of winegrowers

Château de Couches

In 2009 Patricia and Olivier Poelaert took over Château Marguerite de Bourgogne in the heart of the Côtes du Couchois area. By dint of tenacity, the couple took over the estate of 10 hectares around...