Author Archives: Millesima

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


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!

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!

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 »


The oldest wine house from Champagne, founded in 1584 in Aÿ For over four centuries, the wine house Gosset represents its know-how in blending and aging of handcrafted wines from Champagne. In 1584, Pierre Gosset, lay judge of Aÿ and winemaker, produced wines, often red, with the harvest of his own vines. At this time, two wines struggled for the ... Read More »

Maison Deutz : Excellence in Champagne

Generations of Passion Located in Ay, in the renowned and celebrated terroirs of the Marne Valley, the history of the House of Deutz is one of inspired and passionate generations of winemakers. The House was born in 1838, the fruit of a meeting between William Deutz and Pierre-Hubert Geldermann, wine merchants originally from Aix-La-Chapelle. They combined their expertise and knowledge ... Read More »

Millesima Blog Awards 2017 – It’s back! The fourth edition with Asia.

It’s back! Millesima has the pleasure to announce the fourth edition of its annual Blog Awards Remember, Millesima created its Blog Awards in 2013 to honour the passionate wine blogging community and to share outstanding wine writing with our 90,000+ clients around the world. In 2017, we are excited to give a more “global” aspect to the contest. The Blog Awards ... Read More »


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 »

Château Haut-Brion : Legendary Growth in Pessac-Léognan

Birth of a Grand Cru Considered as the oldest vineyard of Bordeaux, the estate was born when Jean de Pontac bought the royal house of Haut-Brion in 1533. The Gascon geographic designation „Haut-Brion“ refers to the gravelly elevated terrain situated between the La Peugue and Le Serpent streams. It derived from the Celtic word “briga”, meaning hill or high place. The red ... Read More »

“The Mystery Wine” – Weekend of the Grands Crus

We reveale the secret behind the “Mystery Wine”   The Millesima team was present at the Weekend of the Grands Crus – organized by the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux –  today, the 4th of June, and we organized an open blind tasting. This game of “Guess the Mystery Wine” attracted many visitors and wine enthusiasts. Everyone tasted a wine blind ... Read More »

Château Léoville-Poyferré – Futures 2015

Château Léoville-Poyferré Appellation: Saint-Julien Classification: 2ème cru classé en 1855 One of three Léoville estates created by inheritance, marriage and sale. The estate is noted for its distinctive architecture, which deftly blends modern materials with traditional forms. Similarly, the winemaking combines historic terroir with the precision allowed by cutting-edge methods. The vineyards have been extensively replanted since the late 1970s, ... Read More »