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19 April 2024 

Inside La Place – When wine makes its revolution

Dr. Mohamed Najim Director of Research Laboratory University Professor in Signal and Image Processing at the Polytechnic Institute and University of Bordeaux Co-author of the book “When Wine Makes Its Revolution” In the world of wine, there are extraordinary enthusiasts, and Mohamed Najim is a perfect example. Born in Morocco in 1945, this engineer graduated […]

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12 April 2024 

Inside La Place – Two families’ devotion

Françoise, Jacky, Manon Lorenzetti, Emmanuel Cruse, Managing Director, and Vincent Bache Gabrielsen, Director. Château Lilian Ladouys, Saint Estèphe Château Pédésclaux, 5 ème  Grand Cru Classé Pauillac Château Lafon Rochet, 4 ème Grand Cru Classé Saint Estèphe Château d’Issan, 3ème Grand Cru Classé Margaux In mid-January, La Place de Bordeaux was invited by Vignobles Cruse-Lorenzetti for […]

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5 April 2024 

Inside La Place – Christian Seely

Managing Director AXA Millésimes Met by Gerda at Château Pichon Longueville Baron In 1993, Christian Seely became Managing Director of Quinta Do Noval in Portugal. In 2000, the AXA Group appointed him Managing Director of Axa Millésimes, a subsidiary of Axa, an international insurance group. Since then, he has managed the entire portfolio of Axa […]

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29 March 2024 

Inside La Place – 160 years of Family History

Edouard Miailhe Owner Working at the estate since 2015 Château Siran  Margaux Gerda: Tell us about you… Edouard Miailhe: I define myself as a gatherer, oriented towards achieving results rather than engaging in big speech. My professional journey has taken me to the Philippines, where I lived with my family for 15 years, working primarily in […]

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22 March 2024 

Inside La Place -Bordeaux, the world’s leading hub for wine research and development

Andrea Martinisi Best Sommelier of New Zealand 2021 and 2022 When I spoke to Katharine Maude of Peter Maude Fine Wines in Auckland about our intention to launch a series about sommeliers—those wine connoisseurs who play a crucial role in enhancing and internationalizing our exceptional wines—she immediately connected me with the Italian-born Andrea Martinisi. Prior […]

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8 March 2024 

Inside La Place – Journalist Decanter Premium & Bordeaux Editor

 Georgie Hindle I often meet the dynamic Decanter Journalist Georgie Hindle in Bordeaux during tastings. So this interview was an excellent opportunity to get to know her better by asking her some questions over a cup of tea this time. Gerda: Can you tell us about your background? Georgie Hindle: I am the eldest child in […]

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1 March 2024 

Inside La Place – “The Strength of not being afraid to propose off vintage”

Brad Dixon Head Sommelier Bern’s Steakhouse Florida Arnaud de Laforcade (Financial and Commercial Director Château Cheval Blanc) told me that he once hosted the team of Bern’s Steakhouse at Cheval Blanc. They presented him with their wine list – a remarkable 200-page tome. So, time for me to pose some questions to the senior sommelier […]

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23 February 2024 

Inside La Place – In service of the winemaker

Antoine Schvartz Co-founder of Glass Factory Sydonios & General Manager Working at Sydonios since 2018 Gerda: Tell us about you… Antoine Schvartz: I was originally a courtier in La Place de Bordeaux, I took a significant turn in my career to create Sydonios, a young French brand of tasting glasses offering unparalleled oenological precision. This […]

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