Bordeaux winemaking specificities


BARBE Jean-Christophe

Professor of Enology


Bordeaux wines are among the most famous of the world. This is not due to chance but to the implementation of adapted techniques which lead to the Bordeaux style. This course aims to help you update your knowledge regarding winemaking processes, used for Bordeaux red and white wines.
The course includes various wine tastings and a visit to a “Grand Cru”.


Students, wine estate managers, consultants in enology and vineyard management, international wine consultants, wine company directors, enology lab directors, researchers, etc.

This course is complementary to the “Burgundy Winemaking specificities” and the “Terroir and Vineyard Management” training courses in Burgundy.

Wednesday 1st
9.00 am-12.00 pm
Dr. Isabelle Masneuf-Pomarède : Bordeaux white wines elaboration
12.00 pm-14.00 pm
Lunch with lecturers
2.00 pm-5.00 pm
Dr. Jean-Christophe Barbe : Wines from noble rot.

Thursday 2nd
9.00 am-12.00 pm
Dr. Hervé Romat : Bordeaux red wines elaboration
12.00 pm- 2.00 pm
Lunch with lecturers
2.00 pm- 5.00 pm
Dr. Marie-Laure Badet-Murat : Wine and wood.
5 .00 pm-10.00 pm Estate visit and dinner

Friday 3rd
9.00 am-12.00 pm
Dr. Marie-Laure Badet-Murat : Management of red wines ageing.
12.00 pm- 2.00 pm
Lunch with lecturers
2.00 pm- 5.00 pm
Dr. Hervé Romat : Red wines blending.


Jean-Christophe BARBE, Teaching manager
Tel : +33 (0)5 57 35 38 73

Continuing education department +33 (0)5 57 35 86 28 –

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