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Portraits of winegrowers

Château Léoville Poyferré

Léoville Poyferré is now run by a woman! After almost 40 years presiding over the destiny of the chateau, Didier Cuvelier left over the reins to his cousin Sara Lecompte-Cuvelier in 2018. Last October she welcomed Nelson Chow, the president of the sommeliers of Hong Kong and China for a lovely vertical tasting of Château Léoville Poyferré.   The harvest time was coming to an end but the chateau was still buzzing with activity. An opportunity for Nelson Chow to observe, at the entrance of the cellars, the sorting done. Léoville Poyferré operates a selective picking, then a manual sorting on... Read more

Portraits of winegrowers

Arvid Rosengren, David Liorit et Aris Allouche Portraits of winegrowers

Château Petit Val cross the Atlantic

The Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Château Petit Val represented by operations manager David Liorit crossed the ocean to go and meet American wine professionals in New York, USA to present its wines Petit...

Véréna Raoux, Alexis Raoux et Sophie Castel Portraits of winegrowers

Castel Châteaux & Grands Crus

Castel is the story of a family held together by strong ties which have made their very name into a brand. Three generations constantly committed to an initial set of values: the democratisation of...

Axelle Courdurié Portraits of winegrowers

The delicate touch of Croix de Labrie

Château Croix de Labrie is the outsider amongst the Saint-Emilion Grand Crus, a home-made garage wine which has since become a rare wine much sought after by hoards of wine lovers. This 3.5 hectare...

L'architecte Jean Nouvel et le propriétaire, Andrei Filatov. Portraits of winegrowers

Château La Grâce Dieu des Prieurs

Château La Grâce Dieu des Prieurs is located not far from the belfries of Saint-Emilion and Pomerol, it was founded in 1885 and has a complex soil consisting of brown sand, clay and chalk. Its 9...

Patrick Clarens, Jean-Pierre Derouet et Hugues Laborde. Portraits of winegrowers

Invindia: A daring signature

Daring blends, atypical names, an original aromatic signature. Four entities are now united under the brand Invindia, a signature that wants itself to be atypical on the right bank of Bordeaux.  ...

Pierre Chariol Portraits of winegrowers

Lescours' revival

Unconventional, inspired countryman, Pierre Chariol, fifth generation of Château de Lescours at Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens, boasts his difference. He defends a wine at his image, unbiased, obvious,...

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