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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


Michel Bardet et Paolo Basso Portraits of winegrowers

Albert Grivault

Domaine Albert Grivault celebrated its 140th anniversary this year. An estate that is still, 4 generations later, the pride of the founder’s descendants. And makes happy the lovers of the famous Clos...

Eric Germain, Paolo Basso et Marco Caschera Portraits of winegrowers

Maison Vincent Girardin

Located in Meursault, and sold in 2012 by its founder, the Vincent Girardin house has succeeded in reconstituting, in just a few years, an estate settled in the most beautiful terroirs. Especially...

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Domaine Faiveley

In a few year time, Erwan Faiveley, at the head of the eponymous family estate, and Jérôme Flous, technical director, have radically changed the style of this great name of Nuits-Saint-Georges. For...

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Joseph Drouhin

The name Drouhin is intimately linked to Burgundy and to the “natural elegance of its grand wines”. At the head of a house founded in 1880, the family has shown foresight and a pioneering spirit in...

Portraits of winegrowers

Édouard Delaunay

Laurent Delaunay bought in 2017 the name launched in 1893 by his ancestor. The Edouard Delaunay house thus was awakened after nearly 30 years left asleep ... A renaissance that comes along with great...

Paolo Basso et François Carillon Portraits of winegrowers

François Carillon

In 2010, a new Carillon vineyard was founded. Enough to delight the lovers of grand Puligny-Montrachet wines as this name is a guarantee of good quality. François Carillon had to build up a repute....