Jadot's philosopher retires
4 Dec 2012 by Guest contributor
Yohan Castaing writes: Many wine enthusiasts have tasted at least one wine from Jadot. This Burgundy négociant is one of the most renowned in the US as well as in Europe for the quality and range of its wines. One bottle of burgundy in every three sold in the US is a Jadot wine. But behind this success story there are two men. One is Pierre-Henry Gagey, the CEO, the corporate keeper. And in the cellars, in the dark of the chais or in the light of the vineyards, there is Jacques Lardière, technical director. It is he who has maintained the traditions of Jadot for more than 40 years. Lardière was born in...

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