Dry Extract Interview: Nicolas Glumineau of Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Bordeaux, France
Nicolas Glumineau - Winemaker Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande
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Nicolas Glumineau is the winemaker and general manager of Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande in Pauillac and Château de Pez in Saint-Estèphe, both in the Médoc, Bordeaux, France. His illustrious career saw him study under Professor Denis Dubourdieu at Bordeaux University and work at Château Haut Brion, Château Margaux and Château Montrose.
The best advice I ever got
Without fear and reproach!
My life motto
I know one thing: I don't know anything!
I am currently reading
A Quiet Belief in Angels by R.J. Ellory
My most played music track
Friday I'm in Love by The Cure
If I didn’t do my current job I would be
A war reporter or mountain guide.
Skill I don’t currently possess but would like to have
Sense of direction and an ability for satisfaction.
My favourite kind of exercise
Sport and wine tasting
I relax while
Listening to music, having a glass of good wine, thinking of my next trip.
My essential newspaper/magazine
L'Équipe and ...Falstaff!
My desert-island wine
I have learnt a lot from
My last meal and sip will be
Beef rib, porcini, black truffle and 2019 Pichon Comtesse