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Wines of Alsace: Discover the Refinement of Older Vintages

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The wines of Alsace hardly need an introduction. Known for white wines like Riesling or Gewürztraminer (among others), this region also has 51 Grand Cru vineyard plots, each one with a unique terroir and strong identity. Alsatian wines are of course wonderful when drunk young, fresh, lively, and full of fruit. However, certain top vintages have incredible aging potential, like ... Read More »

Blog Awards 2016 edition – applications are now open!

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Applications are now open! Apply Now Millesima created its Blog Awards in 2013 to honor the American wine blogging community and to share outstanding wine writing with its 80,000+ clients around the world. In 2016, we are excited to add new dimensions to the contest. The Blog Awards are Going Overseas! This year, the Blog Awards will have two zones: the ... Read More »

Blog Awards 2016 edition – the prizes!

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Millesima has partnered with Bernard Magrez to provide this year’s prizes for both the finalists and grand prize winners. A leader and visionary in Bordeaux for the last 40 years, Bernard Magrez has never strayed from his quest for perfection in every bottle of wine. The only person to own four grand cru classés properties in Bordeaux, his vision of excellence guarantees connoisseurs of ... Read More »

Blog Awards 2016 edition – an outstanding jury!

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We are thrilled to announce the judges who will select the finalists for the 2016 Blog Awards. As a reminder, we’ve made some changes to this year’s Awards. The 2016 edition has two zones: the USA and Europe. The two zones have the same 3 categories, each with separate winners and prizes. , There will be 4 finalists in each category ... Read More »

The Blog Awards are back for the 2016 edition!

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It’s back! Millesima is excited to announce the third edition of our annual Blog Awards We created the Blog Awards in 2013 to honor the American wine blogging community and to share outstanding wine writing with our 80,000+ clients around the world. In 2016, we are excited to add new dimensions to the contest. The Blog Awards are Going Overseas! This year, the ... Read More »

The Estates of Bernard Magrez: Clos Haut Peyraguey

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Clos Haut Peyraguey is found on the highest point in the Bommes commune in the Sauternes appelation. Its name comes from its unique position, as it is old French for “headland” or overlook. This magnificent estate is situated across from Chateau d’Yquem and is adjacent to Chateaux Giraud and Rayne-Vigneau. In the 18th century, the president of the Bordeaux Parliament Monsieur ... Read More »

The Estates of Bernard Magrez: Chateau La Tour Carnet

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With a rich history dating back eight centuries, Chateau La Tour Carnet is located in the heart of the Haut-Medoc in Bordeaux. Its story is closely tied to that of France as a whole. Its name comes from a French squire who helped his Lord resist the French monarchy at the end of the 100 Years War. Over the following ... Read More »

The Estates of Bernard Magrez: Chateau Fombrauge

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History With over 58 hectares, Château Fombrauge (a Grand Cru Classé property) is the largest estate in Saint Emilion. Its name comes from the Latin Fons Brogiera: literally, fountain between heather and shrubs. The domaine dates back to the 15th century. The first recorded harvests took place in 1599. It subsequently passed through the hands of six families before it ... Read More »

The Estates of Bernard Magrez: Chateau Pape Clément

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History Spread over 63 hectares in the commune of Pessac, Château Pape Clément (Grand Cru Classé de Graves) is one of the oldest winemaking estates in Bordeaux. The first recorded harvest took place in 1252, when the property belonged to the archbishop Bertrand of Got, who in 1305 would become Pope Clément V. It is from this rich history that ... Read More »

Louis Roederer Cristal Champagne 2007 : The intersection of Purity, Subtlety, and Elegance

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Initially covering just 100 hectares, the Louis Roederer Champagne House is now spread over 240 hectares, on the best Grand Cru and Premier Cru plots of the Montaigne de Reims, the Cotes de Blancs, and the Vallée de la Marne in Champagne. In 1833, Louis Roederer inherited the estate, and ever since it has been independently run by his descendants. ... Read More »

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