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Portraits of winegrowers

Château de La Rivière

In office for 22 years, general manager Xavier Buffo has worked various owners since his arrival at Château de La Rivière, the largest wine estate in Fronsac, a captivating, majestic fortress, planted on a hill overlooking the valley. Here, the traditional visit and-tasting has given way to rather original initiatives ... Of course, his widow remained marked by the tragedy and never returned to Fronsac, but she did not sell it and kept the team in place. The initial project to turn La Rivière into a luxury hotel was abandoned, but not the desire to open the chateau to wine tourism. I go once... Read more

Portraits of winegrowers

Logis de la Cadène (terrasse). Portraits of winegrowers


At Angelus, the chime sounded to gather the peasants for prayer, but today, for those who want to listen, it is possible to hear its echo on Place de la Bourse in Bordeaux. Under the leadership of...

Portraits of winegrowers

La Grâce Dieu des Prieurs

Five years ago, the estate La Grace Dieu des Prieurs, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, was bought by Andreï Filatov, a Russian businessman passionate about art and chess. Then entrusted to architect Jean...

Pierre Jean Larraqué Portraits of winegrowers

Pierre Jean Larraqué

Pierre Jean Larraqué owns 3 estates in the heart of the Bordeaux vineyards. He cultivates his philosophy since his early childhood, during which, beside his grandfather and his father, he learns the...

Paolo Basso, Hélène Brochet et Yves Delsol Portraits of winegrowers

Château Tronquoy-Lalande

A few months after they bought Château Montrose, 2nd Grand Cru Classé of Saint-Estephe, Martin and Olivier Bouygues bought Château Tronquoy-Lalande in Saint-Estephe in 2006. Rather than absorb this...

Paolo Basso avec Axelle et Pierre Courdurié Portraits of winegrowers

Croix de Labrie

A confidential icon, that is what has become Croix de Labrie in a 6 years time since its acquisition in 2013 by Axelle and Pierre Courdurié. Coveted by the elite of connoisseurs, getting marks up to...

Portraits of winegrowers

Canned wine, the smart packaging

Cacolac Industry is located near Bordeaux, in Léognan, in the famous Pessac-Léognan appellation. Known by all of us since our childhood for a milky drink, the company has developed since 2011 a very...