300 years of Chianti Classico Created in 1716 by Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, the prestigious appellation of Chianti Classico is celebrating its 300th birthday! The wines produced in Chianti Classico are like the landscapes of Tuscany to which it belongs: singular and spectacular. The Sangiovese grape, the veritable soul of region, rules over these terroirs. It particularly ... Read More »
In honour of this year’s International Women’s Day, taking place on Thursday, March 8th,...
Planted in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, near the mythical city of Shangri-La in the Yunnan...
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Château Cheval Blanc Appellation: Saint-Émilion Classification: 1er cru classé “A” The estate dates to 1832, when the Ducasse family purchased land from Figeac. It is unusual in that its 39 hectares of vineyard plots have remained unchanged since 1871. In 1998, it was purchased by Bernard Arnaut and Baron Albert Frère, and has been managed by Pierre Lurton ever ... Read More »
Château Lafite-Rothschild Appellation: Pauillac Classification: 1er cru classé en 1855 Frequently recognized as the very best of Bordeaux grand crus, Lafite was originally owned by the legendary Ségur family. It was purchased by Baron James de Rothschild in 1868, who subsequently gave the estate its current name. “Lafite” is derived from the Gascon word la hite, meaning a knoll. The ... Read More »
Château L’Évangile Appellation: Pomerol Chateau L’Evangile was established as Fazilleau in the eighteenth century by the Léglise family, who were instrumental in the creation of Pomerol’s vineyards. In 1990, the estate was purchased by Domaines Barons de Rothschild with the promise to maintain the chateau’s high standards. 1998, and the cellar extensively renovated in 2004. The vineyards are neighbours to Pétrus, ... Read More »
The Millésima Garden Party , June 23rd – 26th 2016 For the 3rd consecutive time, from June 23. – 26., Millésima offers you the possibility to sign up for a visit in our bicentenary cellar, which is unique in its style and stores more than 2.5 million bottles. You can sign up directly at our stand (village 2) and go ... Read More »
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 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 »