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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

Portraits of winegrowers

After the French Football Team, David Beckham tasted Château La Grâce Dieu des Prieurs

Last August, at Nicole Rubi's La Petite Maison restaurant in Nice, David Beckham, on vacation on the Côte d'Azur with all his family, tasted the Bordeaux wine, owned by Andreï Filatov, directed by...

Portraits of winegrowers

Domaine de la Croix

You have recently arrived at the estate. What seduced you in Domaine de la Croix? Its major assets? The vineyard benefits from a unique terroir. From a geological point of view, schist soils...

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...

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 et Brigitte Rullier Loussert Portraits of winegrowers

Château Dalem

Interpreter: it was her job before taking over the reins of Dalem from her father. A skill that she continues to practice. Indeed, since she runs the property in Fronsac, Brigitte Rullier Loussert...

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...