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Champagne Billecart-Salmon

Since its founding in 1818 by Elisabeth Salmon and Nicolas-Francois Billecart, the champagne house Billecart-Salmon is now run in seventh generation and is still family-owned. The high quality standards and the savoir-faire passed down from generation to generation and the family Billecart-Salmon has preserved its principles over two centuries: producing quality, the pursuit of excellence.   Terroir, tradition and modernity ... Read More »

Chateau Angelus: A remarkable bottle for a remarkable vintage

A new label celebrating Chateau Angelus! In September 2012 Chateau Angelus was acclaimed by Saint-Emilion’s new classification as a First Great Growth “A.” 2012 is the property’s first vintage to bear this distinction which the de Boüard de Laforest family was keen to celebrate by creating a new style of bottle: a remarkable bottle for a remarkable vintage. The black ... Read More »

Bordeaux Fete le Vin!

Bordeaux Wine Festival, a key wine tourism event – organized by Bordeaux Major Events – returns this year for its 9th edition. Los Angeles has been invited as the guest of honour. On this occasion, discover 80 designations of Aquitaine in a festive atmosphere, from Thursday 26 to Sunday, June 29, on the banks of the Garonne. Millésima partners with ... Read More »

Chateau Talbot

Hailing from Saint Julien in the Bordeaux region, Chateau Talbot was classified in the original 1855 Classification as a Fourth Growth Bordeaux wine. Chateau Talbot has a rich history. Following its classification in 1855, the estate changed hands from the Marquis of Aux, to Désiré Cordier. It was under the watch and cultivation of Cordier, and his descendants, that Chateau Talbot became ... Read More »

Pichon Longueville becomes Pichon Baron

Pichon Baron is already commonly known by consumers, the press, and stakeholders, but Chateau Pichon-Longueville Baron decided to include this name in its label. Therefore, from the 2012 vintage, the label will have a new logo, and highlights the “Baron” in its name. Intrinsically linked to the history of the property, it shows a real legitimacy. Pierre de Mazure de ... Read More »

The appellation of Sauternes Barsac

The sweet white wines of Sauternes come from the vineyards totaling only 2,000 hectares, representing only 2% of the entire Bordeaux region. Located on an exceptional terroir, the communes of; Sauternes, Bommes, Fargues, Preignac and Barsac, enjoy a unique microclimate and an agreeable variety of soils (gravel, clay (sometimes ferruginous), and passing limestone) where the vines of white Semillon, Sauvignon ... Read More »

Tuscany: From Chianti to Alternative Wines

A world-renowned The wine region of Tuscany, Italy, is the fourth largest producer of wine in the world. It extends over 86,000 hectares of vineyards, of which 30 000 have the status of DOC – Denominazione di Origine Controllata: name corresponding to the French AOC. Tuscany very quickly became a flagship vineyard of Italian production, with Piedmont. As well there ... Read More »