Patrons' Words

Discover the testimonies of the patrons who support the Cité des Climats et vins de Bourgogne.

MAISON ALBERT BICHOT

Great Founder

"My support for this patronage campaign is an extension of my previous commitment as president of the Association des Climats du vignoble de Bourgogne, which now needs a quality interpretation center."

MAISON ALBERT BICHOT

Great Founder

"To be part of the Great Founders of the Cité is an honor for our us, a tribute to Bourgogne and its Climats which deserve it because of their history and their exceptional character."

BOUCHARD PÈRE & FILS

Great Founder

"The Maison Bouchard Père & Fils is proud to support this great project. It will offer to the inhabitants of Bourgogne and to the lovers of the French wine inheritance a unique center of interpretation on the viticulture of soil, which makes the proper genius of Bourgogne."

BOISSET - La Famille des Grands Vins

Great Founder

"In the continuity of the inscription of the Climats on the UNESCO world heritage list, the new Cité des Climats et vins de Bourgogne will contribute to reinforce the image and the notoriety of Bourgogne, its wines and its know-how. We must perpetuate our cultural and living heritage by making it understood and known to current and future generations."

MAISON LOUIS JADOT - PIERRE HENRY-GAGEY

Great Founder

"The Cité is the major project of the 2020's in the wake of the Climats being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is in keeping with both the respect of history and Bourgogne tradition in an idea of permanent research for progress of a living Bourgogne region turned towards the future.

CRÉDIT AGRICOLE CHAMPAGNE BOURGOGNE & CRÉDIT AGRICOLE CENTRE-EST

Great Patrons

"Crédit Agricole is present alongside the profession through numerous wine events. It supports the development of the region and the actors who make the richness of the territory and the reputation of its wines. It is with great pride that it is today the Great Patron of the Cité des Climats et vins de Bourgogne. A project that makes sense and echoes the values the company defends and shares historically."

MAISON JOSEPH DROUHIN

Great Founder

"Burgundy is a land of welcome. All of these cités, from Chablis to Mâcon, will showcase the extraordinary diversity of our appellations, but also accompany the expert or neophyte public in understanding our Climats."