A turbulent history The reputation of the Corsican vineyards dates to a time long before the arrival of the Greeks. At that time the vines were wild and although the grapes were harvested, it wasn’t until much later that the true cultivation of the vineyards began. The development of the local wine industry was driven by exports to Northern Italy ... Read More »
A turbulent history The reputation of the Corsican vineyards dates to a time long before the arrival...
Four spectacular landscapes The vineyards of Champagne are divided into four regions with specific c...
The history of the Champagne vineyards dates to Roman times. They were later in the care of Caltholi...
26 centuries old, this vineyard region is considered the first in France. 2600 years ago, the Phoeni...
Four spectacular landscapes The vineyards of Champagne are divided into four regions with specific characteristics. These divisions, made according to the different geological features, allow producers to highlight the diversity of the Champagne region. The Côte des Blancs: A privileged area celebrated for the “blanc de blancs”, this region lies about fifteen miles south of Epernay. Here, the Chardonnay is ... Read More »
The history of the Champagne vineyards dates to Roman times. They were later in the care of Caltholic bishops – including the eminent Archbishop of Reims – who developed methods of cultivation and winemaking techniques that are still used today. In the Middle Ages, sparkling wines are already known, but their creation was by accident. Indeed, it was the result ... Read More »
26 centuries old, this vineyard region is considered the first in France. 2600 years ago, the Phoenicians were the first to bring vines into the country. After the fall of the Roman Empire, it was not until the early Middle Ages that they were cultivated again by the monastic orders. This activity was then passed on to noble families and ... Read More »
The history of the Côte de Nuits is closely intertwined with the history of Burgundy. The region was first developed by Cistercian monks. Very active in the local viticulture scene at the time, the monks owned the famous Clos de Vougeot. Later, the production area witnessed an increase in notoriety thanks to Napoleon. Apparently, the emperor would only drink Chambertin. ... Read More »
Whether you are already a collector or just an educated consumer looking to buy some fine wine, Millesima is pleased to present you with the opportunity to create your own 2013 Bordeaux futures mixed case. From our wide range of wines you can choose six bottles of the best Bordeaux has to offer. The product of a very technical year ... Read More »
Since its founding in 1818 by Elisabeth Salmon and Nicolas-Francois Billecart, the champagne house Billecart-Salmon is now run in seventh generation and is still family-owned. The high quality standards and the savoir-faire passed down from generation to generation and the family Billecart-Salmon has preserved its principles over two centuries: producing quality, the pursuit of excellence. Terroir, tradition and modernity ... Read More »