France

Michel Chapoutier: A Passion for Terrior

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It is nearly impossible to discuss Rhone Valley wines without bringing up Michel Chapoutier’s name. He has become an ambassador for the Rhone Valley and a well-known figure in the international wine world. The Chapoutier family has ties to the Rhone Valley that date back over 200 years. Michel Chapoutier took over every aspect of the business in 1990 after a falling-out ... Read More »

Chateau de Ferrand: Continuity in Saint Emilion

Perched on a hillside just outside of the village of Saint Emilion, Chateau de Ferrand was built in 1702. Founded by Elie de Bétoulaud, the estate was once a favorite festive retreat for the court of the French King Louis XIV. Despite its 300 year rich history, in comparison to most Bordeaux estates Chateau de Ferrand has seen relatively little disruption; ... Read More »

Chateau Sainte Roseline: Church, History and Fine Wine

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Perched in the heart of Provence, Chateau Sainte Roseline has a history that dates back to the 12th Century. The 12th Century Roman cloister was once the home of the Abbey of Celle-Rouband and of the celebrated Sainte Roseline. Born to a noble family, Sainte Roseline was known for feeding the poor from her family’s private stores in times of ... Read More »

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