Actualités

20 May 2022 

Inside La Place – Sharing between brother and sister

Emeline Borie Pierre-Antoine Borie Co-managers Working at the estate since 2010 Met by Gerda at the Château Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste 5th Grand Cru Classé of 1855 Pauillac   Gerda: Tell us about you… Emeline Borie: I am a globetrotter that stopped traveling because of the pandemic. I am jovial, and welcoming, I speak a lot even […]

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17 May 2022 

Inside La Place – The pursuit of perfection

A la recherche de la perfection Aurélien Valance Deputy Managing Director, Marketing and Operations Working at the estate since 2006 Met by Gerda at the Château Château Margaux 1st Grand Cru Classé of 1855 Margaux   Gerda: Tell us about you… Aurélien Valance: I am passionate about wine and I have turned my passion into […]

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13 May 2022 

Inside La Place – The man who observes the nuances

The man who observes the nuances Thomas Duclos Consultant Oenologist  Met by Gerda   On the Thursday before the en-Primeurs week, I received at the office the dynamic Thomas Duclos, consultant and oenologist who is now a must in the Bordeaux vineyards. A whole man who adores humility; for him, 2021 is contemporary classicism. He […]

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10 May 2022 

Inside La Place – When Inside La Place meets Inside Bordeaux

When Inside La Place meets Inside Bordeaux Jane Anson Author Inside Bordeaux & English Wine critic Met by Gerda   Jane and I have known each other for many years. This time we didn’t meet around a glass of wine but around a cup of coffee on a Monday morning, the week after the En […]

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6 May 2022 

Inside La Place – Contemporary classicism

En Primeurs 2021 “This vintage is a contemporary classicism”  It has been an absolute pleasure to taste and taste again all the 2021 wines last week. A lot of our customers from all around the world were in Bordeaux for the En Primeur week. I was so happy to meet again after two years of […]

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4 May 2022 

Inside La Place – Geo-Sensory

Geo-Sensory Stéphane Derenoncourt Consultant Winemaker Met by Gerda   Stéphane Derenoncourt is the founder of Derenoncourt Consultant which represents the new generation of wine consultants. The team is working with many Châteaux in Bordeaux and in France such as Château Clos Fourtet, Pavie Macquin, and La Gaffelière on the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé appellation. On […]

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26 April 2022 

Inside La Place – Meeting with Alexandre MA

When 2 wine lovers meet, time does not matter! Alexandre MA Chinese wine critic Met by Gerda   Bordeaux has always attracted wine lovers. Alexandre Ma is one of them. He is the first Chinese journalist based in Bordeaux. I have had the pleasure to meet him with a glass of champagne. This meeting was […]

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22 April 2022 

Inside La Place – The emotional vintage 2021

Marielle Cazaux General Director Working at the estate since 2015 Charly Lassus Environmental Quality and Viticulture Manager Met by Gerda at the Château Château La Conseillante Pomerol Marielle Cazaux   Gerda: Tell us about you… Marielle Cazaux: I am the daughter of Landes farmer (corn and ducks). Thanks to my father, I became passionate about […]

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20 April 2022 

Inside La Place – Born in Gruaud Larose

Arnaud Frédéric Commercial Director Working at the estate since 2015 Met by Gerda at the Château Château Gruaud Larose 2nd Grand Cru Classé of 1855 Saint-Julien Arnaud Frédéric   Gerda: Tell us about you… Arnaud Frédéric: I am the son and grandson of a farmer. I was born in Gruaud Larose where my father was vineyards […]

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14 April 2022 

Inside La Place – Château Duhart-Milon

My road trip to Domaines Barons de Rothschild   Eric Kohler Technical Manager Working at the estate since 2016 Met by Gerda at the Château Château Duhart-Milon Sauternes Chapter 3: Duhart-Milon, the deep stature of a Grand Pauillac   For 3 days in a row, I had the great pleasure to meet the directors of Château […]

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