Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste

Emeline Borie

Thursday, May 18, 2023 at the Winemaker Dinner Series
Friday, May 19, 2023 at the Heart’s Delight Trade Tasting and Vintners Dinner & Auction
Saturday, May 20, 2023 at the Bordeaux Master Class & Grand Tasting

Coming from a winegrowing family for several generation in Bordeaux, Emeline quickly took a liking to the wine world. After graduating from of a business school in Paris called ISTEC, Emeline did the OIV MSc in wine management which has the particularity to be an around the world trip of the different wine and spirits producers and importers countries, 23 countries in total. Geared towards those who aim to discover and understand the mechanism of production, promotion and commercialization thoughout the world.

Then, Emeline worked in the marketing and communication department of the Champagne Piper & Charles Heidseick in Reims. After this experience, Emeline moved to Vietnam where Emeline spent two years working for Celliers d’Asie which is one of most important wine importers in this country, as a sales area manager.

In April 2010, Emeline decided to come back to join her father at Château Grand-Puy- Lacoste where she is in charge of the marketing and promotion of the family vineyards.

The name Grand-Puy describes this vineyard’s privileged location overlooking Pauillac, where the château reigns over a sea of vines. Included in the famous 1855 classification, Grand-Puy-Lacoste has had an important role to play in the history of Bordeaux wine since the early 16th century. Several families succeeded to its destiny including the Lacoste’s and Raymond Dupin who sold the estate to the Borie Family in 1978.F-Xavier Borie, the present owner, is behind this superb estate’s renaissance. He has made major investments and constantly improved the quality of GPLin order to reflect all the finesse of its great Pauillac terroir. Grand Puy Lacoste is considered to be a typical Classic Pauillac.