On Tuesday the 3rd of September we’ll be hosting an exciting event with some of the acclaimed producers of our finest wines. If you want a chance to meet these producers, all you have to do is take part in our Twitter competition.
Simply follow us and Retweet one of our daily competition tweets by Wednesday the 28th of August and you could win an invite to the Meet the Producers Event and an exclusive wine tasting for you and 5 of your friends.
We’ll be announcing the winner on Thursday the 29th of August.
So hurry and click here to retweet!
And you could find yourself mingling with some of these stellar winemakers:
In 1999 Olivier Decelle bought Mas Amiel, in Maury, a place located in France’s Roussillon. By converting the estate to biodynamic viticulture, Decelle turned Mas Amiel into the largest and most dynamic domaine in the region.
Taste Olivier’s Mas Amiel Vintage Maury, 2011!
The son – and now business partner – of famous Bordeaux consultant Jacques Boissenot, Eric was recently included in “Revue du Vin de France’s” ranking of the 100 most influential people in the world of French wine. Eric started his career in winemaking on the family property when he was just 15 years old.
Taste Eric’s Chateau Les Vimieres, Haut-Medoc 2009!
Jean Pierre Amoreau
Jean Pierre Amoreau’s family have been farming the same vineyards for over 400 years. His property – Château Le Puy – is widely regarded as the precursor to the natural wine movement.
Taste Jean Pierre’s Château Le Puy 2007!
Champagne is a historic and extremely traditional region. So when Laurent Tendil teamed up with Stéphane Lombardi, they created something extremely rare: a new chateau in Champagne. Established in 2007, Tendil et Lombardi released their first wines in 2011 and haven’t looked back since.
Taste Laurent’s Tendil et Lombardi Blancs de Blanc Champagne NV!
The High Priest of biodynamic viticulture, Nicolas Joly needs little introduction. After he returned to his family property, Clos de le Coulee de Serrant, in the 1970s, he decided to get rid of all the chemicals being used and instead worked in harmony with the soil. His daughter Virginie now assists him in making some of the Loire’s most striking and sought-after wines.
Taste Nicholas’ Savennieres Les Vieux Clos 2009!
By day José Sanfins is the Director General of Château Cantenac Brown. By night, he’s the owner of Chateau Chantelune, a tiny one hectare estate in the prestigious appellation of Margaux, situated on a high gravelly hilltop.
Taste José’s Chateau Chantelune, Margaux 2009!
In 1989, Philippe Pairault a Parisian businessman, along with his wife and daughter, won over the owners of Château Les Ormes in Bordeaux’ St Julien appellation. Created after the famous Medoc classification of 1855, there’s no doubt Les Ormes would be high up on its list were it to be redone.
Taste Philippe’s Château Les Ormes, St Julien 2008!
Daniel Velasco is the commercial director of Bodegas Perica, a Rioja bodega that’s putting a modern spin on the age-old traditions that have shaped their history. Most recently, they’ve been making waves with the innovative packaging and design of their 6Cepas6 red and white wines.