Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande: Historic Domain in the Medoc Historic property in the Medoc, Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande was created in the 17th century by Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan, a true role player in the history of Bordeaux wine. The Chateau didn’t receive its current name until Virginie, daughter of Joseph de Pichon Longueville and ... Read More »
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The 2017 edition of the Millesima Blog Awards has concluded. Here is a quick summary of all the wines, chateaux, meals, and places that our winners were able to visit and taste. Sunday Our bloggers arrived on Saturday afternoon and enjoyed a drink at the Victor Bar with the InterContinental – Le Grand Hotel’s Head Sommelier. Shortly after, they had ... Read More »
Founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal in Ampuis, the principal commune of the Cote-Rotie appellation, which is one the most prestigious in the Rhone Valley. The Domain E. Guigal new how to develop quickly to become a staple of the Rhone Valley. In 1995 the acqusition of Chateau Ampuis – a monumental historical event- helped E. Guigal make his great ... Read More »
Wine Futures Alerts 2016 – Don’t miss out! Our 6th edition of Wine Futures/En Primeur Alerts will give you access to the highly anticipated 2016 vintage. The 2015 vintage experienced very mild weather, these ideal weather conditions allowed the wines to reach optimal maturity. The 2016 vintage is rumoured to be better than those of 2009 and 2010. In terms of balance ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »