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InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel : elegance incarnated

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In 1779 the architect Victor Louis built Bordeaux’s Grand Theatre at the heart of the famous area of the Grands Hommes. This superb building is a reference-point in the discipline of architecture. In 1789, the architect signed another contract, facing the emblematic building: Mr. Sacriste de Rolly’s hotel at Place de la Comedie. This is how the InterContinental Bordeaux® – ... Read More »

Millesima Blog Awards 2017: The Program for our Winners

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On February the 6th, the jury of Millesima Blog Awards 2017 rendered its verdict. This year, the winners of the competition are Rob Frisch, Daniel Ercsey, Lisa Denning, Chiara Bassi, Jeff Burrows and Agnes Nemeth. As a reminder, the MBA is a competition organized for the exceptional community of wine bloggers around the world. This year, Millesima has partnered with ... Read More »

Château Margaux: A rich history and an exceptional wine

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Everyone who is slightly interested in the world of wine and its history, know Chateau Margaux. Several owners allowed it to evolve over time, the property has had its fair share of ups and downs. From la Mothe de Margaux in the 12th century to its incredible fame today, the atypical course of this Chateau is built on a history ... Read More »

Blog Awards 2017 – And the 6 winners are…

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The public vote on our Facebook pages ended on Friday 27 January at 23:59, after a very large participation of the voters – over 4,000 votes, compared to 1,190 in 2016. Our Grand Jury selected 18 finalists by the quality and originality of the submitted articles. These 18 individuals won a magnum from Château Pichon Baron 2011 (second growth in ... Read More »

Domaine Billaud-Simon, fine wines from Chablis

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Domaine Billaud-Simon has been established in the Chablis wine region since 1815 and covers 17 hectares of Chardonnay’s vines. All the parcels at Domaine Billaud-Simon are planted within a two kilometres radius, in the commune of Chablis, in the heart of the historical appellation. Burgundy’s terroirs produce wines with distinctive personalities. The Chablis terroir (marine sediments, algae and shells), gives ... Read More »

Château Suduiraut – An exceptional wine with golden-straw reflections

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Located in the prestigious Sauterne appellation, Chateau Suduiraut is a classified first growth from the 1855 classification of Sauternes (not to be confused with the Left Bank classification of the same year), alongside with Chateau d’Yquem. The estate spreads over 92 hectares of vines, on a rich terroir of sandy and gravelly soils, which perfectly keep the heat from the ... Read More »

Château Petit-Village, in the heart of Pomerol

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The domaine belonged to several owners throughout the XIX century. The history of the Château Petit-Village starts in 1919, when Ferdinand Ginestet, a famous wine merchant from Bordeaux, took over the domaine.  In 1971, his daughter Madame Prats became director of the château, who was succeeded then by her son Bruno, a great personality that contributed to the development and ... Read More »

Château Pichon Baron, a prestigious partner for Millésima Blog Awards 2017

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For the fourth edition of Millesima Blog Awards 2017, Millésima has the honour to partner with Château Pichon Baron thus offering amazing prizes for the bloggers. The 7 winners will be awarded with an unbelievable trip to Bordeaux and will enjoy great moments in Axa Millésimes properties, including Château Pichon Baron.   An historical origin The domain has been created ... Read More »

Millesima Blog Awards 2017 – 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 90,000+ clients around the world. In 2017, we are thrilled to add a new dimension to the contest: it is even more international, as it has opened to include Asia. The Blog Awards ... Read More »

Millésima Blog Awards: Win this award for an unforgettable immersion in the prestigious heart of Bordeaux!

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Regina Von Gootkin (USA), Michelle Williams (USA), Madelyne Meyer (Switzerland), Jeremy Wilson (USA), Mike Turner (GB) und Tomislav Ivanovic (Serbia): They were the 6 winners of the edition in 2016. Their experience in Bordeaux remains unique and unforgotten. The Millésima Blog Awards: We promise you a journey full of discoveries. These talented bloggers remember with pleasure the day when – ... Read More »

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