Thierry VIRONNEAU,no compromise on food and Saint-Emilion wines pairings!
Chef-caterer, Thierry Vironneau speaks about Saint-Emilion wines with passion. In his life and in his job, wines have never left him.
Hostellerie de Plaisance, Saint-Emilion. The name “Hostellerie de Plaisance” aptly refers to the sheer pleasure of sitting on its terrace nestling above the very centre of the medieval town of Saint-Emilion and from this exclusive vantage point, contemplating the interlocking rooftops out to the vines that stretch as far as...
Tommy Shan: Restaurant owner and poet…
In partnership with his brother Andy, Tommy Shan has helped put Szechuan cuisine on the map in France. For decades now, the brothers have been experimenting with innovative food-wine combinations at their restaurant in Bordeaux – ‘Au Bonheur du Palais’.
Nicolas Magie: A passion for flavour
Nicolas Magie is driven by a deep, life-long passion. Hailing from Cenon in Gironde, to a family with a long history in the restaurant trade, Nicolas inherited a profound love for Aquitaine and her gastronomic riches.
Michel Portos: A free spirit
A childhood spent in Marseille, a baptism of fire at Troisgros in Roanne and a Michelin star in Perpignan – he may be settled in Bordeaux, but Michel Portos is still an avid fan of Olympique de Marseille FC. “With my background I wasn’t exactly predestined to work with these great wines…” he reminisces in the elegant...