Sophistication: The Legacy of a Great Champagne House Creating an enduring family legacy of sophistication, characterized by elegance, complexity and attention to detail, the House of Bollinger has been a leader in Champagne since 1829. Recognized with a Royal Warrant in 1884 and one of the first houses to receive the seal of Patrimone Vivant, or living heritage, Bollinger continues ... Read More »
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Planted in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, near the mythical city of Shangri-La in the Yunnan...
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Passion: The Portrait of a Vintner A rally pilot, a chemist and a man with a lust for life, Gian Paolo Motta is a vivacious figure. With a family tannery business that spans 10 generations, one would expect Motta to be producing leather, not wine. First discovering a passion for wine while studying chemistry in Lyon, particularly Bordeaux and especially ... Read More »
Silvio Denz Invests in Sauternes Faced with today’s growing interest, alongside Bernard Arnault of Château d’Yquem and Bernard Magrez of Haut-Peyraguey, Swiss investor Silvio Denz has also decided to seize the opportunity presented in Sauternes. The new owner of Chateau Lafaurie Peyraguey, Denz was seduced by the estate’s architectural heritage and the potential of one of the best terroirs of ... Read More »
Choose from more than 1000 varieties! The mixed tasting case is composed of 6 bottles – choose from more than 1000 prestigious varieties, ready to drink or keep. Assemble your own, totally personalized case! Wine lovers have the opportunity to choose from among a thousand grands crus, to create their own personalized case selection. Available to all, this offer is ... Read More »
Champagne Charlie Born in 1822, the son of two great Champagne families, Heidsieck and Henriot, Charles Heidsieck was charming, engaging and daring. In 1851, at the age of 29, to the shock of the Champagne community he founded his self-named champagne house in Riems. It was his audacity, in daring to use his first name on his label, which is still ... Read More »
A Family Passion A son of Burgundy, Jean-Marc Brocard enjoyed a childhood surrounded by vines. In 1973, upon the occasion of his marriage, Jean-Marc was gifted one hectare of Chablis vineyards by his father-in-law, celebrated winemaker Emile Petit. Embracing the traditions of his forefathers, Jean-Marc was educated in the knowledge and experience, not only of his father-in-law, but of his ... Read More »
Two Hundred Years of Passion The history of the House of Drappier begins in the 12th Century with Saint Bernard’s, the founder of the Clairvaux Abbey, construction of a Cistercian cave. This cellars dating to 1152 are the emblem of this family for Reims, which arrived in Urville in 1805, three years before the conception of the celebrated Champagne house. ... Read More »