OUR HOUSE

Founded in 1725 by the true Irish adventurer Thomas Barton, Barton & Guestier is the oldest wine merchant established in Bordeaux. With almost 3 centuries of experience, Barton & Guestier is present in over 130 countries on 5 continents.

VISION

While moving forward to our 300th anniversary, we want to:

Give every wine lover in the world, the opportunity to experience the great wines of France and to learn more about them
Bring to the world our quality wines that are a source of emotions and inspirations
Build strong win-win relationships with our customers and winegrowers.

This will greatly help us to remain the benchmark for French Wines and will reinforce our iconic positioning as a leading French International Brand available in all premium channels throughout the world.

HERITAGE

It was in 1725 that Irishman Thomas Barton settled in Bordeaux to start his company, which is today the city’s oldest winehouse still in activity… His grandson Hugh teamed up with Frenchman Daniel Guestier and in 1802 their partnership became official. From the Chartrons area in the center of Bordeaux, barrels and bottles were loaded on board of ships that sailed via the Garonne river to numerous countries, starting with Ireland, England, Holland and the USA to reach over 130 countries at present.

EXPERTISE

The Barton & Guestier range represents the wonderful diversity of French wines from the main winegrowing regions: Bordeaux, Loire Valley, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Rhône Valley, Languedoc, Gascony and Corsica. With its wide variety of wines, Barton & Guestier enables wine lovers - from the occasional wine drinker to the connoisseur - to make a journey through France. The B&G winemakers team guarantees constant quality and style, vintage after vintage.

VALUES

At Barton & Guestier, Character, Knowledge and Art of Living are the core-values that guide our teams and build strong partnerships.

CHARACTER

At Barton & Guestier, we are guided by the visionary and pioneering spirit of our founders, Thomas Barton and Daniel Guestier, embracing as they did, every chance to discover new horizons, passionately.

KNOWLEDGE

At Barton & Guestier, from vine to wine, from vinification to tasting, with our expertise and commitment, we aim perfection. Additionally, we make a point of honour of conveying our know-how, both through time, from one generation to the next, and through space, from one country to another, from one culture to another.

ART OF LIVING

At Barton & Guestier, we have proclaimed "Art Of Living" our company philosophy. We are lucky to share this state of mind of generosity and sharing with the guests we welcome at Château Magnol and the people we meet around the world.

 

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