1st century: The Treasure of Biturica
The discovery of a grape variety that resisted the harsh winters brought a development in the vineyards of Bordeaux.
For better or worse!
A new golden age began in the early 19th century. Production doubled, exports tripled, and the English love affair with Bordeaux was back on track.
The eradication of diseases and the rapid expansion of the vineyards brought fraud and a drop in prices.
The guilds were united as part of the Grand Conseil du Vin de Bordeaux.
Implementation of the classification system for Saint-Émilion.
After some catastrophic frosts, Bordeaux recovered its prosperity and returned to its leading position, revered all around the world.
Creation of the new AOC Pessac-Léognan.