Sweet Bordeaux – Time for a Resurgence?

With minuscule yields, astronomical picking costs, and falling prices the sums do not add up for many of the small independent producers of sweet Bordeaux, particularly when traditional demand for their wine is down. The legendary sweet wines of Bordeaux, produced by the magical noble rot, were heralded in the past as some of the … Continue reading Sweet Bordeaux – Time for a Resurgence?

Winemaker Profile : Oriane Mazeau

A young woman's challenges to juggle the commercial and practical running of a 76 hectare wine estate in the Entre Deux Mers New website http://www.toutigeac.com First published Gilbert & Gaillard International Magazine The day starts early for Oriane Mazeau, young wine producer at the 76 hectare Château Toutigeac in Bordeaux’s Entre-Deux Mers . First job … Continue reading Winemaker Profile : Oriane Mazeau