May 24, 2011
The Bichot family history in Burgundy stretches back as far a 1350. Their iconic symbol of a deer will be familiar to fine wine lovers around the world. It wasn’t until the 19th Century when the family began to both act as negociants and to produce wine. In 1831 Bernard Bichot began a wine brokerage in Monthèlie, not far from Beaune. Wine production began shortly after, with their first shipment to the UK, Belgium and Switzerland arriving in 1840. The family heritage has been passed down from father to son until the present day. Since 1996 Albert Bichot has represented the 6th generation to run the house. They now own 100ha (245 acres) of vineyards across the most famous Crus of Burgundy.
For Albert Bichot, Wine is a singular product: a symbol of culture, pleasure and humanity. The producers’ most recent accolades include; (more…)