2017 Bordeaux Harvest Trip

December 2017 - DUCLOT

Last October we toured our favorite wine region alongside great friends from the LA food & wine scene. During this week of travel we visited flagship and rising star properties on both banks We met with top local chefs and food producers We cooked, we ate, we talked We drank beautiful wines It was inspiring Thanks to our wonderful friends and partners: Bruno at Château Ducru-Beaucaillou / Thomas at Château Palmer / Basile at Château Lafon-Rochet / Pierre-Olivier at Château Cheval Blanc / Alexander at Château Giscours and Château du Tertre / Youmna, Yasmina and Tony at Château Biac / Alex Sirech and Damien Boulan / Fabien at Château Smith Haut Lafitte / Véronique and Daina at Château Haut-Bailly / … Continue reading 2017 Bordeaux Harvest Trip

DUCLOT, more than ever in the heart of Bordeaux


After 130 years spent in rue de Macau in Bordeaux, we’re leaving these historic offices for a brand new address in the heart of the city: Place Rohan, in a group of buildings from the 18th century fully rehabilitated to offer a 1200 m2 working space spread over five levels. This move allows us, among others, to regroup in one place our administrative headquarters (60 people) and the “reception” area used for the trading activity. As for the stock – several million bottles – it remains in a safe place in our 20 000 m2 cellars located a few kilometers, in the municipality of Martignas. Originally, this new address was two buildings, n ° 3 and n ° 4 place … Continue reading DUCLOT, more than ever in the heart of Bordeaux

Pierre Bérot, director of DUCLOT LA VINICOLE


Our DUCLOT LA VINICOLE branch, dedicated in providing great wines to restaurants and wine merchants, welcomes Pierre Bérot to coordinate and develop the activities of our various offices in France and the United States. Before joining us, Pierre managed the wine department of the TAILLEVENT group. In the world of wine cellars and restaurants, Pierre Bérot has had the confidence of the greatest: the late chef Alain Senderens, who had taken him in as a sommelier at the restaurant LUCAS CARTON in 1990; then Jean-Claude Vrinat, who had recruited him two years later as a sommelier in the TAILLEVENT cellar, and had seen him evolve until creating with him in 1999 a wine department for the whole group. Pierre Bérot … Continue reading Pierre Bérot, director of DUCLOT LA VINICOLE