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Friday 28 November 2014

Michel Rolland

A new Rolland in New York

Virginie Rolland, the niece of the hugely influential wine consultant, Michel Rolland, has just opened her own wine importing business in New York.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

DiamAndes to release high-end white

DiamAndes, one of four Argentine wine estates within Michel Rolland’s Clos de Los Siete project, is due to release a high-end white wine onto the market.

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 influential wine consultants

Winemaking consultants don’t just shape many of the world’s most prestigious wines, but often entire regions too.

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 7 Comments »

André Lurton hires Michel Rolland

Vignobles André Lurton has announced it has secured renowned winemaking consultant, Michel Rolland to work on improving the domaine’s wines.

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 No Comments »

Latour owner buys Araujo Estate in Napa

French billionaire François Pinault, owner of Bordeaux first growth Château Latour, has bought Araujo Estate in the Napa Valley.

Friday, July 26th, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Michel Rolland

Bordeaux-based wine consultant Michel Rolland on finally making the wines he likes, his lack of regrets, and why his nose is his most treasured possession.

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Rolland: En primeur is a ‘game’

Bordeaux’s leading consultant, Michel Rolland, has admitted that the process of en primeur tastings and the resulting scores is a risky “game” for consumers.

Friday, June 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Rolland ‘sad’ to sell Le Bon Pasteur

Bordeaux’s most prominent consultant, Michel Rolland, has admitted that he was sad to have to sell his Pomerol-based family château, Le Bon Pasteur, to a Chinese businessman.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Le Bon Pasteur sold to Asian investor

Château Le Bon Pasteur in Pomerol, owned by the Rolland family, has been sold to a Chinese businessman, marking the first grand cru property in Bordeaux to be sold to an Asian investor.

Friday, May 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Figeac “won’t change” under Rolland

The style of Château Figeac will not change now that Michel Rolland has been taken on as a consultant, the château’s director Frédéric Faye has insisted.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 No Comments »

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