LANGUEDOC - FRANCE
“His rise and rise to dominate the region through sheer quality is quite extraordinary… He claims to be the world’s leading owner of biodynamically cultivated vineyard with a total of nearly 400 ha in conversion or already converted…” - Jancis Robinson MW
“What do they taste like? In short, they are close to flawless, combining modern, fruit forward flavours with enough regional character to make them stand out from the crowd… You get the impression that if France had more wine companies like this, they wouldn’t have too much to fear from new world competition…“ - Jamie Goode, wineanorak.com
Gérard Bertrand is one of the most outstanding winemakers in the South of France, where he owns numerous estates among the most prestigious appellations of the Languedoc. Named in 2012 as the IWC Red Winemaker of the Year and Wine Enthusiast's European Winery of the Year, he is known locally as the ‘king' of the Languedoc. Brought up in the Languedoc vineyards, Gérard Bertrand is committed to sharing the characteristics and exceptional diversity of each of the terroirs.
Forty years of accumulated knowledge ensures that wines bearing Gérard Bertrand's signature have a unique style, driven by the desire to allow the individual terroirs of the Languedoc’s most special sites to be expressed in each vintage. An absolute belief in, and commitment to, biodynamic and organic farming has seen Gérard become the largest owner of biodynamic vineyards in Europe.