La Winery Philippe Raoux

Philippe Raoux, a winegrower and trader in the Bordeaux area, is the latest in line in a family that over 4 generations has made a significant contribution to the way the current wine world is fashioned. This contribution includes the creation of mail-order wine sales in 1923 and the launch of the first "bags in box" in the late 1960s. The owner of four winemaking estates in the Bordeaux region, including Château d’Arsac (famous for both its Margaux wine and its works of art), Philippe Raoux opened France's first Winery in March 2007. The aim was to make wine more accessible and democratic. "What we want to do is experiment, never stop, not keep doing what we did yesterday", explains Philippe Raoux talking about La Winery, a vibrant place where each experience is a delight for the senses. Just 30 minutes away from Bordeaux, on the road leading to the Médoc vineyards, a contemporary cultural site made of glass and steel stands in a 26-hectare park: La Winery. This is neither a conservatory nor Read more »

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  • Cabernet Franc

    History of the grape: References to it in the Loire region of France date as far back as the mid 12th century. But it...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

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  • Le Frappé NV

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    I thought on the first sip on New Years Day, 2011, I was drinking hard cider and didn't like it much, but Mary loved it. So the next day when we finished the bottle while unChristmasing the house, I came around some to her way of thinking. While we both like are wine dry and I study wine more than she does, my nose/tongue is "stone" compared to ... Read More

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  • La Winery Signe nologique le Tendance 2006

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    Strawberry hard candy on the nose. Light watermelon candy taste. Full body, thick. Let the bottle sit open for 2 hours. Read More

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