"“I believe that our success lies in a handful of key ideas brought to life in the early years and never altered..."
"To me, that’s what a start-up is all about: having a go and then starting again if it doesn’t work..."
"The heart of Millésima lies just a stone’s throw from the SaintJean train station in Bordeaux, on the left bank of the Garonne river. Over two and a half million bottles are stored in the Paludate cellars, along with a unique collection of 12,000 unusually sized bottles..."
"In 2006, Millésima was preparing to gain a foothold in its 12th country: the United States. Having firmly established itself in 11 major countries in Western Europe, the company decided to branch out further into other geographical territories. The United States was interesting for various reasons..."
"Can you tell us how Millésima started? It all started in 1980. At that time I was Managing Director of Lucien Bernard & Cie, a flourishing family-run brandy business set up by my grandfather in 1928. I was not at all confident about the future of the business, which was made fragile by its monopolistic position. ..."