Michel Chapoutier, Personality of the Year 2014
VitaBella Luxury Wine is extremely proud to announce that Michel Chapoutier was voted Personality of the Year 2014 by two of France's most pre-eminent wine critics Michel Bettane & Thierry Desseauve. This new edition rewards a wine lover who is famous around the world and a man of many facets. First and foremost, the winemaker who travels his vineyards of Hermitage, Roussillon, Alsace and Australia. But also the man at the head of the largest biodynamic vineyard in the world, the passionate producer of 6 million bottles, the insatiable «Terroir photographer» with the greatest number of wines with 100 points given by US wine critic Robert Parker, the man receiving the Legion d’Honneur...
VitaBella Luxury Wine is advising Maison M.Chapoutier - the World’s Most Admired French Wine Brand according to Drinks International magazine - on their international Marketing & Communication. Since 2003, VitaBella Luxury Wine has been advising a large number of the Top 100 most prestigious wine estates in the world. Among its clients, Christine Vernay (Domaine Georges Vernay) was also voted Personality of the Year 2012 by Bettane & Desseauve.
The two world-renowned wine experts, Michel Bettane and Thierry Desseauve, have announced the release on August 29 of the 2014 edition of their guide. This new edition named Michel Chapoutier "Personality of the Year 2014", a wine lover at the head of a family estate in the Rhone Valley. Recently on the cover of the Wine Spectator magazine, Michel Chapoutier also appeared in a documentary "Fac & Spera" that has been translated into several languages. View this film produced by Florent & Remy Gaillard.