Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière Benefit Wine Auction For Reforestation


Local Food And Wine

The Fouquet’s Barrière team and Marie-Laure Lurton team 2010

By Paige Donner

« Vente aux Enchères du Fouquet’s 2010 » The Landes Forest of Gascony in southwestern France is the largest maritime-pine forest in France. It is located in the well-loved wine region of Bordeaux. The area was formerly known as “the moors of Bordeaux” and its roughly 10,000 sq. km covers the French departments (counties) of Landes and Gironde.

Landes Forest area in Bordeaux Region of France.

All of this is very important because earlier this week, the Eco Luxury hotel,Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière which regally stands on Avenue George V and the Champs-Elysées, partnered with Bordelaise winemaker Marie-Laure Lurton to auction off the equivalent of 1500 bottles of the new October 2010 harvest to patrons of both wine and the environment.

Rarely does doing right by an Eco-system get to feel this good. Mme. Lurton oversees the making…

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