Bordeaux 2011 Archive

Picque Caillou… a great find

On Tuesday evening, at Otto's, Paul Marus and I hosted a Chateau Picque Caillou dinner with the Proprietor Paulin Calvet. Picque Caillou itself is in Pessac-Leognan and is an estate we have worked with consistently since the 1960's. Paulin spoke very well on the evening, he has an almost unique position...
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Château Margaux – a mini Tasting

It was great to have Alexandra Petit-Mentzelopoulos and Aurelien Valance of Château Margaux at the office to do a tasting for the team. They are keen to get closer to their customers and consumers and this was a great opportunity to hear what was going on at the estate and...
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Team Hong Kong in France – Mitjavile and Moueix Etablissements

With the Rhône and Burgundy leg behind us now, all that was left was Bordeaux. The Rhône and Burgundy were absolutely amazing, but there is always a place in my heart for Bordeaux, so the final part of our journey was like being re-united with an old friend! We had left...
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Team Hong Kong in France – Bordeaux

After our 1st day in Bordeaux with a burning 40 degree heat, the next day seemed much cooler. Our first visit of the day was Château de Lamarque, the oldest Château in the Médoc and run by the family that used to own Haut Brion and Margaux during the late 17th...
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Bruce Cakebread Interviewed on CNN

Watch an interview with Bruce Cakebread, who talks about all things green at Cakebread Cellars: Source: CNN Click here for more information about Cakebread Cellars and to view available wines....
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Episode 6 – Christian Moueix

Episode 6 - Christian Moueix Christian Moueix at home with a general and, as always, honest appraisal of 2011 Bordeaux. Interviewer: Adam Brett-Smith, C&B Managing Director Camera man: Graham Moss, C&B Sales Team Location: Bordeaux Part 1: Part 2: ...
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Episode 5 – François Mitjavile

Episode 5 - François Mitjavile François Mitjavile of Tertre Roteboeuf and Roc de Cambes in forthright and philosophical mode on 2011 Bordeaux. Interviewer: Adam Brett-Smith, C&B Managing Director Camera man: Graham Moss, C&B Sales Team Location: Bordeaux ...
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Episode 4 – Patrick Maroteau of Château Branaire-Ducru

Episode 4 - Patrick Maroteau of Château Branaire-Ducru Patrick Maroteau from Château Branaire-Ducru on the 2011 vintage (during a lot of background noise in the cellar). Interviewer: Adam Brett-Smith, C&B Managing Director Camera man: Graham Moss, C&B Sales Team Location: Bordeaux, St-Julien ...
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Episode 3 – Peter Sisseck, Château Rocheyron

Episode 3 - Peter Sisseck, Château Rocheyron Peter Sisseck of Château Rocheyron and Dominio de Pingus, in an informal and rather noisy setting at lunch in St-Emilion. Interviewer: Adam Brett-Smith, C&B Managing Director Camera man: Graham Moss, C&B Sales Team Location: Bordeaux, St-Emilion ...
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Episode 2 – Paul Pontallier, Château Margaux

Episode 2 - Paul Pontallier, Château Margaux Paul Pontallier from Château Margaux is interviewed by Adam Brett-Smith, Corney & Barrow Managing Director about Bordeaux 2011. Interviewer: Adam Brett-Smith, C&B Managing Director Camera man: Graham Moss, C&B Sales Team Location: Bordeaux, Margaux ...
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