No “Château” For American Winemakers

“Château” is a no go for American winemakers! At least, temporarily. The Bordeaux Wine Federation has obtained a respite from the possible deal to give American wine producers the right to use the venerated “château” label. The European Committee has decided to table this important decision, which France remains the …

Will American Wines Be Able to Use The “Château” Mention?

Vin du Château, Mis en Bouteille au Château, Château Lafite Rothschild, Château Latour, Château Margaux, etc… Why do some wine labels mention the term “château”, and what does it mean? The term “château” is a guaranty that the wine is from the actual domain, and bottled at the property. It also means that the …