Burgundy

May 26th: International Day of Chardonnay

International Day of Chardonnay

As the world’s most planted and versatile varietal, Chardonnay needs no introduction. Nor does one need a particular reason to indulge in a glass or two. But wine lovers may want to mark their calendars for May 26th, 2017 a day on which Chardonnay is to be internationally celebrated. Chardonnay and Terroir The popularity of Chardonnay can be attributed to its “blank slate” nature, ... Read More »

La Chablisienne: Passion and Chardonnay in Chablis

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Situated in the heart of the Chablis appellation La Chablisienne, the golden gate of Burgundy, owns almost 25% of the 4700 hectares (11613 acres) planted. La Chablisienne is a cooperative cellar that was created in 1923, to cope with economic difficulties. A group of wine growers wanted to sell wine more easily. Today, the cooperative is home to nearly 300 winemakers. ... Read More »

Powerful, Innovative Women in Wine

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Some people imagine the universe of wine as a very masculine place. Vineyard owners, wine makers, sommeliers, oenologists, cellar chiefs…More and more women are exercising and claiming their passion for wine. In all the wine regions, many houses are managed and run by women. Here are 5 seasoned professionals in wine that you should know about The world of wine; ... Read More »

Domaine David Duband – Innovation in Burgundy

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The creation of Domaine David Duband Domaine David Duband came into existence in 1991, continuing from the foundation laid by Pierre Duband in 1965. The domain has been under the Nuits-Saint-Georges and Nuits-Saints-Georges 1er Cru “Aux Thorey” and “Les Proces”. The operation continued to expand, notably in 1995 after the departure of Pierre Duband and the recovery of his plots of ... Read More »

Domaine Geantet-Pansiot – the elite wines of Burgundy

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A story about family Founded in 1954, the Domaine Geantet-Pansiot came into existence the day that Edmond Geantet married Bernadette Pansiot. The couple settled in Gevrey where they began to use three hectares of wine that belonged to the Gevrey-Chambertin and Burgundy appellations.  The owners expanded their domain with ongoing purchases of hectares of vines. In 1977, their son, Vincent Geantet, started to work for the family ... 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 »

DOMAINE DU CELLIER AUX MOINES: IN THE HEART OF BURGUNDY FOR CENTURIES

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Striving for excellence for nine centuries The story begins in 1130, when Cistercian monks of the abbey of La Ferté founded the estate in Givry. Over the centuries, the monks identified the best plots (“climats”) of the area. They surrounded these locations with stones from the adjacent quarries to protect these exceptional terroirs. In 2004, the Pascal family acquired the ... Read More »

Domaine René Bouvier – The new breath in Côte de Nuits

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Family property for over a century, the estate René Bouvier was created in 1910 by the grandfather of the current owner, Bernard Bouvier. Located in Gevrey-Chambertin, in Burgundy, Bernard Bouvier is one of those winemakers who have brought new ideas to the wine region and improved the image of Burgundy which has evolved for several years towards finesse. The Domaine ... Read More »

LOUIS LATOUR, IN THE HEART OF ALOXE-CORTON

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Louis Latour, an exceptional winery… The independent family-owned winery Louis Latour was founded in 1797 and is now managed by Louis-Fabrice Latour, representing the seventh generation. Still in its original birthplace, the hill of Corton, it has preserved its exceptional heritage for over 200 years thanks to the visionary and ambitious spirit of the winemakers. The Latour family, growers in ... Read More »

Chandon de Briailles – Biodynamic viticulture in Burgundy

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Chandon de Briailles – Côte-d’Or, Burgundy   The Count Chandon de Briailles inherited the estate from his grandmother, a successor of the famous champagne house Moët & Chandon. Today his children, Claude and François de Nicolay manage the winery together. Although they present two very different resumes, they share a common passion: wine. They complement each other in their personalities ... Read More »

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