Bordeaux: Dourthe president Patrick Jestin to retire

Jestin said he has decided to retire after 35 years of helping to develop Maison Dourthe and bordeaux in general – from exploring new vineyard management and winemaking techniques to promoting wines on the international stage. ‘Although no longer involved in the day-to-day side of the business, rest assured that I will continue to support the company as both stakeholder and trustee,’ he said. Dourthe, founded in 1840, has owned fifth growth estate Château Belgrave since 1979 but also has several other properties in its portfolio and manages 500 hectare vineyards across bordeaux, alongside producing in-house labels such as Dourthe No.1. It has a strong reputation as a quality wine producer, and recently partnered with Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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