Conde Nast Traveller – November 2012

[…] The delivery of the season’s en primeur (bought before bottling) wines is an exciting moment in the year for oenophiles, but imagine how exciting it is when new vineyard owners take delivery of their first vintage. Regular visitors to Villa Clarisse (and its sister the five star Hotel de Toiras) on the increasingly popular … >> Read more

Le Calvez at Puisseguin Saint-Emilion

The December 2010/January 2011 issue of La Revue du vin de France (French Wine Review) – page 21 The former Executive Director of the Georges V, who is moreover a great lover of wines, made the acquisition in 2009 of a small property in Puisseguin Saint-Emilion that he has named after his daughter: Clarisse.  

A Lovely Family

A NEW AND FEMININE PUISSEGUIN-SAINT-EMILION   “He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind…” An agreeable adage that matches well to Olivia Le Calvez’s path. After creating a small jewel of a hotel in 2004, the Toiras Hotel and Spa, Relais et Châteaux and first five-star hotel in l’Ile de Ré … >> Read more