Wine connoisseurs can develope their love and appreciation of one of lifes little pleasures and learn all all that goes in to wine making. From vine to bottle they can create their very own blend in beautiful Bordeaux, the motherland of fabulous wine
Britons are most definitely a nation of wine lovers, from those who love to drink it to those who want to acquire an expert knowledge of all its varieties. Now wine buffs have the opportunity to produce their very own fine wine in one of the world’s best grape growing regions and experience the wine making process from vine to bottle.
Throughout history wine has permeated many nations and cultures as a loved and even revered drink and it’s still a treasured commodity today. It’s produced on almost every continent in the world with a permitting climate, but its stronghold still remains in Europe. France is one of the world’s top producing countries, both in quantity and quality and the Bordeaux region is instantly recognisable in fine wine circles, famed for its cabernets and merlots.
Thanks to the new partnership between Bordeaux-based wine venture, VINIV and renowned British beverage merchant Berry Bros and Rudd, wine enthusiasts can produce their very own Bordeaux wine with the guidance of a group of respected industry experts. Clients will be heavily involved in the process, helping to make key winemaking decisions throughout the 6 to 24-month creative process - from the initial selection of the grape variety and vineyard to finalising the blend and creating their very own branded label. After bottling, the wines will be shipped to the UK or Hong Kong with the option to store in Berry Bros. & Rudd’s state-of-the-art warehouses.
Max Lalondrelle, Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Bordeaux Buyer says,
The chance to make your own fine wine is a remarkable way to develop your appreciation and understanding of one of life's greatest pleasures’. He adds: Whether you’re sharing a barrel with some friends, looking to promote your company by creating a unique gift, or satisfying a long-term dream, VINIV offers a truly unique experience.’
Prices start from £6,900 including production, fruit, winemaking materials (including barrels), label design and packaging. The experience also includes an introductory session, a vineyard selection tasting as well as the final blending session that takes place prior to bottling, plus shipping to Berry Bros. & Rudd in the UK. For more information, visit bbr.com