Estates & Chateaux

Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace

Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace

Domaine Zind Humbrecht was founded in 1959 as a result of association between Geneviève Zind and Léonard Humbrecht. These two domaines, that were completely independent until that day, unite in 1960 to create a single domaine of about 5 hectares. Today domaine Zind-Humbrecht occupies 41,1 hectares, situated in 6 different villages: Turckheim (19,8 ha), Wintzenheim […]


Rhône Valley, Hermitage La Chapelle 1990.

Rhône Valley, Hermitage La Chapelle 1990.

The name of Hermitage “La Chapelle” is linked to the little chapel of Saint-Christophe above the vineyard terraces overlooking the Rhone river. In 1834 Antoine Jaboulet builds his house in Tain Hermitage in the Rhone valley. Since then, from father to son, the family works passionately on Syrah, growing on the iconic Hermitage hill. They […]


Domaine Georges Roumier, Chambolle Musigny.

Domaine Georges Roumier, Chambolle Musigny.

In 1924 Georges Roumier takes over the reins of the Domaine which still belongs to the family as of today. Bonnes Mares, Musigny, Corton Charlemagne – three legendary Grands Crus that fire your imagination… Chambolle Musigny Premier Cru “Les Amoureuses”, Morey Saint Denis Premier Cru “Clos de la Bussière” – all these irreplaceable Premier Crus! […]


Le Pin: Could this be the ultime collector wine?

Le Pin: Could this be the ultime collector wine?

It’s difficult to believe that one of Bordeaux’s most emblematic wines dates only from 1979, the year where Léon Thienpont bought a hectare (2,5 acres) of vines from his neighbor, the Loubie family. In 1984 a little bit more than a hectare was added to the domain, forming a unique ensemble of 2,7 hectare in […]


Champagne Salon

Champagne Salon

The Salon Champagne, an enthralling story and an exceptional vintage. At the beginning of the last century, Aimé Salon, native of the Champagne area, left for Paris searching to make fortune in the fur trade, finding that the champagne was of a rather dubious quality, he decide to make his own sparkling wine. Following the […]


The Rose wines from the Château d’Esclans

The Rose wines from the Château d’Esclans

The Château d’Esclans domain is an exceptional site, extending itself on a hillside near to the Pennafort gorges in the Var region. The château is inspired from the grand villas of the Tuscany countryside; it was built in the middle of the nineteenth century and bought by Sacha Lichine in 2006. This wine producer of […]