Bernard Massard of Luxembourg

Wine tasting in ely wine bar on Monday 13th November.

Niels Toase, the Irish Sommelier for Bernard Massard in Luxembourg will be in ely to present a selection of their award winning sparkling wines along with some Riesling and Pinot Blanc. These traditional method sparkling wines are not currently available in Ireland, but certainly offer an opportunity for anyone looking for a high quality, good value alternative sparkling wine.

We’ll have the wines open from 3pm to 5.30pm in ely wine bar. If you think you’d like to come along just drop Ian Brosnan an mail – www.elywinebar.com

ely wine bar 22 Ely Place, Dublin 2, Tel: [01] 676 8986

Bernard-Massard is an idependent, family owned wine producer and vineyard proprietary in Grevenmacher
•Created in 1921 by Jean Bernard-Massard
•A family controlled business of 5th generation entrepreneurs
•Number 1 private wine producer in Luxembourg
•Annual production of about 3.000.000 bottles
•Turnover amounting to EUR 17.000.000 in 2014
•Sparkling wine production : 75 % (Champagne Method)
•Still wines : 25 % of production
•Our leading product : Cuvée de l’Ecusson

HISTORY
•1921 : Bernard-Massard, Luxembourg founded by Luxembourg winemaker educated in Champagne.
•1921 : Bernard-Massard, Trier established as German sparkling wine producers and importers
•1982 : Distribution Agreement with Clasen family Domain « Clos des Rochers »
•1986 : Domain Thill / Château de Schengen purchased. Group becomes largest private wine producer in Luxembourg.
•1996 : Château Fontesteau, one of the top Haut Médoc Cru Bourgeois joins the Group ( 30 ha )
•2012 : Bernard-Massard renews its entire corporate branding and packaging