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 »
Everyone who is slightly interested in the world of wine and its history, know Chateau Margaux. Seve...
Millesima created an event specifically for wine-professionals 28 years ago. A few days before the n...
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Founded in September 1729, the Ruinart House is one of the longest-existing houses of Champagne. An ...
The passion of the terroir Caiarossa is embedded in the heart of Tuscany, surrounded by nature and idyll. The property was established in 1998 and was formerly a manor house. This estate developed very quickly, presenting its incredible terroirs, which are supported by a philosophy of beauty and simplicity. In 2004 it was acquired by Eric Albada Jelgersma. The Dutch ... Read More »
Our venerable jury has selected the finalists in each category for the 2017 Blog Awards! We would like to thank everyone who entered; the quality of writing was extremely high and it was not an easy task to narrow it down to just 18 finalists. Voting is Now Open! The finalist in each category and each region with the most votes wins ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Many of us appreciate the non-vintage Brut Champagne whose promise is to represent the style of the house every year. On occasion, we are able to taste vintage Champagne (perhaps less frequently, for budget reasons). These vintage sparkling wines show great character, though of course not in the sense of uniform style! The “Grand Siècle” from Laurent-Perrier is one of ... Read More »