New York and Texas Restaurants to Showcase the Women and Next-Gen Winemakers of Bordeaux This November with Rare, 3-liter Bottle Features

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Over 100 Restaurants have signed up to pour special big bottle formats

CONSEIL INTERPROFESSIONNEL DU VIN DE BORDEAUX

“The people of Bordeaux have always been our most dynamic force and source of innovation,” says Bernard Farges, President of the Bordeaux Wine Council.

The Bordeaux wine region is joining forces with New York and Texas restaurants to celebrate their talented women and Next Gen winemakers with a special big bottle promotion this November. New York restaurants will feature fourteen different “Next Gen” wineries to showcase the young movers and shakers who are making their mark throughout the Bordeaux region. In Texas, the region will sponsor their second annual event for the women winemakers of Bordeaux with a statewide campaign. Making this extra-special, the featured wines will be offered in 3-Liter bottles, a rare, double-magnum size.

Ranging from wine bars to Michelin-starred restaurants, over 100 accounts in New York and Texas have signed up to support the program this fall. Beginning November 1st, each account will pour a selection of wines from 3-Liter bottles, and many are opting to host additional tasting experiences and promotions throughout the first week of November. Program details and updates will be shared in early October.

“The people of Bordeaux have always been our most dynamic force and source of innovation,” says Bernard Farges, President of the Bordeaux Wine Council. “It is exciting to showcase the collective talent of the many young winemakers and women who are contributing so much to enrich our region. We are honored to work together with our wineries and importers to support our hospitality partners in New York and Texas through these challenging times and are tremendously grateful for the outpouring of support we have already received.”

Featured Women Winemakers of Bordeaux (Texas)
The participating women winemakers and châteaux representatives from Bordeaux represent the rich diversity of their region and will present a selection of wines from renowned reds to dry and sweet whites. Their wines capture the artistry and depth of various Bordeaux appellations from many different perspectives, including family-owned wineries and relative newcomers. The featured wineries this November in Texas include:

  • Château Biac (Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux), Youmna Asseily, Owner and Winemaker
  • Citran (Bordeaux Supérieur), Sophia Sanchez, General Manager
  • Château Haut Mazières (Bordeaux), Gwen Corre, Export Manager
  • Château La Freynelle (Bordeaux blanc), Véronique Barthe, Owner and Winemaker
  • Château La Rame Bordeaux & Bordeaux blanc), Angelique Armand, Winemaker
  • Château Larrivaux (Haut-Médoc), Bérangère Tesseron, Owner and Winemaker
  • Château Rol Valentin (Saint-Émilion Grand Cru), Alexandra Robin, Owner and Winemaker
  • Château Simon (Sauternes, Graves), Pauline Dufour, Owner and Winemaker
  • Château Thieuley (Bordeaux rouge & Bordeaux blanc), Marie Courselle, Owner and Winemaker
  • Clarence Dillon/Clarendelle (Bordeaux rouge & Bordeaux blanc), Erika Smatana, Export Manager USA
  • Les Vignerons Reunis De Monsegur (Bordeaux), Valérie Gosselin Conche, Commercial Director

Featured Next Gen Winemakers of Bordeaux (New York)
The Next Gen Bordeaux winemakers and châteaux representatives presenting their wines in New York this November are a driving force of new ideas, sustainable initiatives, and global connection. They range in age from 23 to 42 and represent a dynamic generation working in every sector from viticulture, winemaking, and commercial management. The featured wineries this November in New York include:

  • Château Biac (Côtes de Bordeaux), Yasmina Asseily, Sales Director (42)
  • Château d'Arche (Bordeaux blanc & Sauternes), Matthieu Arroyo, Winemaker (39)
  • Château des Combes (Bordeaux), Jonathan Ducourt, Owner and Winemaker (38)
  • Château du Moulin Rouge (Haut-Médoc), Geoffrey Ribeiro, Owner and Winemaker (28)
  • Château Gardera (Bordeaux Supérieur), Guillaume Gonfrier, Sales Manager (28)
  • Château Haut-Rian (Côtes de Bordeaux), Pauline Lapierre, Owner and Winemaker (32)
  • Château La Rame (Bordeaux & Bordeaux blanc), Augustin Allo-Armand, Winemaker (23)
  • Château Larose Trintaudon/Perganson (Haut-Médoc), Madeleine Hostache, Export Director (28)
  • Château Larrivaux (Haut-Médoc), Bérangère Tesseron, Owner and Winemaker (39)
  • Château Moulin de la Roquille (Côtes de Francs), Jean-Laurent Audoin, Manager
  • Château Roquefort (Bordeaux), Camille Giai, Commercial Director (39)
  • Château Simon (Sauternes, Graves), Pauline Dufour, Owner and Winemaker (35)
  • Château Tassin (Bordeaux Supérieur & Bordeaux blanc), Guillaume Gonfrier, Sales Manager (28)
  • Clarence Dillon/Clarendelle (Bordeaux & Bordeaux blanc), Erika Smatana, Export Manager USA (30)

Media who are interested in scheduling interviews with the winemakers and receiving more information are invited to contact Helen Gregory (helen@gregoryvine.com) or Natascha Patterer (npatterer@gregoryvine.com). Additional program details including a list of all participating restaurants in New York and Texas will be shared in early October.

ABOUT Bordeaux Wine Council (C.I.V.B.)
Bordeaux Wine Council (C.I.V.B.) was created by the French Law dated August 18, 1948. It unites representatives from the three families in the Bordeaux wine industry: winegrowers, merchants, and traders. The CIVB’s 4 missions:

  • Marketing mission: stimulate demand for Bordeaux wines, recruit new, younger consumers and ensure their loyalty to the brand. Provide education for the trade and strengthen relationships.
  • Technical mission: build knowledge, protect the quality of Bordeaux wines and anticipate new requirements related to environmental, CSR and food safety regulations.
  • Economic mission: provide intelligence on production, the market, the environment, sales and prospective data for Bordeaux wines around the world.
  • The industry’s general interests: protect the terroirs, fight counterfeiting, develop wine tourism.

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MEDIA CONTACTS – US
Helen Gregory (helen@gregoryvine.com)
Natascha Patterer (npatterer@gregoryvine.com)
Katherine Dolecki (katherine@gregoryvine.com)

MEDIA CONTACT CIVB – INTERNATIONAL
Cécile Ha (cecile.ha@vins-bordeaux.fr)

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