229: Sam’s Firsthand Bordeaux En Primeurs Week Experience


A follow-up to ILAB Episode 228, Sam shares his personal experiences at Bordeaux’s famed “En Primeurs” week. He went along with Julien Angevin, who is the curator for Volume Wine Vault. They tell us about the experience tasting, investing and the attitudes that these vineyards carry toward pure wine investors. 


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Time Stamp:

  • 03:35 – How did Sam meet Julien in Bordeaux?
  • 09:45 – Sam’s first experience with burgundy wines
  • 17:30 – What happened on the 1st day of “En Primeurs” day?
  • 30:49 – The experience of tasting at Joannne’s
  • 40:52 – Discuss the rest of the day after Joanne’s
  • 50:08 – Can you explain the pricing?
  • 56:00 – How has Julien helped Sam acquire some of the top 25 wines?
  • 62:00 – Do you have competitors?
  • 68:00 – Sam Outro

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