May 14, 2019

Pushing back the horizons: when a chance meeting creates wine chemistry

ADVERTORIAL Monday 22 March 2010, Saint Jean de Luz. It was a meeting: a Basque and a Bearnais. Two paths would cross that day – and the rest is history. It’s the story of how the matching of the minds of Lionel Osmin and Imanol…
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May 14, 2019

Château de Langalerie shines again on Bordeaux map

ADVERTORIAL The 80-hectare estate of Château de Langalerie, based in the appellations of Bordeaux Supérieur and Côtes de Bordeaux, has been run in partnership with the wine consultant legend, Michel Rolland, since 2014. It includes 58 hectares of vines surrounded by 10 hectares of woods,…
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May 14, 2019

Vinexpo Explorer heads for Beaujolais

Famous wine-making region has a new brand strategy designed to remind the world that it doesn’t just produce Beaujolais Nouveau. A recent addition to the Vinexpo family is Vinexpo Explorer, an innovative, business-generating event that highlights a different producing region every year. This year, after…
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May 14, 2019

Biodynamic culture achieves purity and authenticity

Burgundy pioneer Frédéric Magnien Embraces Terracotta Jars Domain Michel Magnien is an 18-hectare estate located on the Côte de Nuits and spilt into 23 appellations of Grands Crus, Premiers Crus, Villages and AOC Régionales. It has carved out a unique reputation by cultivating according to…
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May 14, 2019

Vivino: we make wine easy

E-commerce platform chief exhorts producers to sell direct to consumers With all eyes on the e-commerce conference at Vinexpo, we chatted to Vivino CEO Chris Tsakalakis about the market-leading e-commerce platform. We asked him firstly how digital technology is revolutionising wine marketing. Digital technology is…
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May 14, 2019

B&G’s 2018 Côtes de Provence takes centrestage

Firm extends engagement through experiential marketing and social media After the introduction – in 2018 – of its new signature with the red B&G letters, highlighting the knowledge and authenticity that have built Barton & Guestier’s reputation, the company completes its Appellation range with its…
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May 14, 2019

Maison Le Star in the ascendancy

Innovative Bordeaux producer releases three new wines Innovative by nature, Maison Le Star, a new operator on the Bordeaux Négoce scene, has its nger on the pulse of trends and is releasing three new wines. First up is its newest wine, Entre Parenthèses, a premium…
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May 14, 2019

Saint-Emilion’s organic wine pioneers

Château Forge Celeste combines purity with the tradition of its terroir For two centuries, the Verhaeghe family has been dedicated to the work of the vine. At the heart of Saint-Emilion, on the terrasses of Figeac, Karine and Matthieu Verhaeghe, the owners of the Château…
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May 14, 2019

La Brasserie Bordelaise: a city institution

Nicolas Lascombes, owner of La Brasserie Bordelaise and seven other restaurants in Bordeaux, explains why he decided to bring one of the city’s most popular names to the Restaurant area at Vinexpo, run in partnership with CIVB. I ALSO WANTED TO HAVE A RESTAURANT THAT…
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