« Fête de Printemps » 2014 at Saint-Emilion


« Fête de Printemps » 2014 at Saint-Emilion


After China the Jurade of Saint-Emilion celebrate on June 15, 2014 the Fête de Printemps in Saint-Emilion




Back to Asia where Jurade organized at Hong Kong the Gala Dinner of Vinexpo Asia Pacific and at Beijing the Inaugural Launch Gala of its first Chancellery in China, the Jurats will celebrate on June 15, 2014, the « Fête de Printemps » (Spring Festival) in the heart of the medieval village of Saint-Emilion.

vert-de-vin-jurade-saint-emilion-fete-de-printemps-2014This essential moment in the life of Jurade will be chaired by the Ambassador of Taiwan in France. It will be an opportunity for Jurats to welcome 10 new Jurats in their assembly. These men and women, growers and wine marchants, that will wear for the first time the red coat of the Jurade and swear fidelity to Saint-Emilion wine during the oath of Jurats. The Jurats also induct thirty personalities such as famous Japanese manga writers “Drops of God“, journalists Philippe Didalon and Nicolas de ROUYN …

Cup of Grands Crus Classés of Saint-Emilion

It will be during the aperitif of the « Fête de Printemps » that winners will be awarded. Let us remind that the winner is the Château Destieux (also the winner of the 2012 Cup of Grands Crus Classés of Saint-Emilion and finalist in 2010) ahead the Château Monbousquet (finalist). The semi-finalists of the 2014 edition are the Château Cadet Bon and the Château Dassault. (Read the article about the Cup of Grands Crus Classé of Saint-Emilion)

vert-de-vin-jurade-saint-emilion-fete-de-printemps-2014-2List of 10 new Jurats;

  • Bernard BESSEDE, Château La Vaisinnerie (Puisseguin Saint-Emilion)
  • Anne BISCAYE, Château Lapelletrie (Saint-Emilion Grand Cru)
  • Matthieu CUVELIER, Clos FourtetChâteau Les Grands MuraillesChâteau Côte de BaleauClos 
Saint-Martin (Saint-Emilion Grands Crus Classés)
  • Blandine de BRIER MANONCOURT, Château Figeac (Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé)
  • Thierry DECRE, CEO of L.D. VINS
  • Vincent DUFFAU-LAGARROSSE, Château Beauséjour Héritiers Duffau-Lagarrosse (Saint-Emilion 
Premier Grand Cru Classé)
  • Laurent LUSSEAU, Château Lusseau (Saint-Emilion Grand Cru) and Vignobles PERSE
  • Romain MAGNAUDEIX, Château Vieux Larmande et Vieux Château Pelletan (Saint-Emilion Grands 
  • Jean-Antoine NONY, Château Grand Mayne (Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé)