The week in pictures

Four-star Gascony hotel La Bastide is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the estates’ vineyard — Chateau de Sandemagnan — producing its first Armagnac vintage with a bespoke weekend package for fans of the spirit.

The deal, which includes a one night stay, breakfast, a and a three course dinner, will also see guests taken through the vineyard’s rich history by resident oenologist Max Dumolié.

On top of this, guests will also receive a bottle of Armagnac Hors d’Age – Assemblage de Millesimes 1991-1999.

Armagnac is the oldest spirit to be distilled in France and a secret favourite amongst chefs.  There are three appellations within the region: Armagnac-Tenareze, Haut Armagnac and Chateau de Sandemagnan lays within the Bas Armagnac appellation, where over 50% of the spirit is produced.

The vineyard covers 52 hectares, 32 of which are dedicated to the spirit, and has its own alembic still with all maturation and bottling undertaken on site.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to our newsletters

Marketing Manager

Amathus Drinks Plc
London, UK

Partner Manager - Manged On-Trade

Maverick Drinks
London, UK

Brand Manager

Hatch Mansfield
Ascot, Berkshire

Events Sales Executive

The Drinks Business Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Head of Sales

IWSC
London, UK

Logistic and Fullfilment - Whisky (and wine) administrator

Stilnovisti Ltd
London, United Kingdom // Dufftown, Keith, United Kingdom

Account Manager

Harviestoun Brewery
Field Based, UK

Buyer - Spain & South America

Enotria&Coe
London, UK

Events Sales Manager

Enotria&Coe
Field based - London or surrounding area

IBWSS China

Shanghai,China
5th Nov 2018

Exploring Beaujolais Wines Across The Years & Appellations

Manchester,United Kingdom
6th Nov 2018

Pink Rosé Festival

Cannes,France
7th Feb 2019
Click to view more

Green Awards 2018

Deadline : 19th October 2018

Rioja Masters 2018

Deadline : 26th October 2018

Click to view more

The Global Sparkling Masters 2018

As with all of the drinks business awards, our judging panel is comprised of Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers and senior buyers making the competition globally renowned.

Champagne Masters 2018

Enter your wines into the Champagne Masters 2018, the only blind competition dedicated to Champagne in the UK.

Click to view more