Aug 24 2014
Philippine de Rothschild, emblematic wines of Bordeaux, owner with her children three Grands Crus in Pauillac Chateau Mouton Rothschild which, died in the night from Friday to Saturday at age 80 years, said the entourage of the castle, confirming a report in Point.
Baroness de Rothschild was chairman of the Supervisory Board and controlling shareholder of the family-owned company Baron Philippe de Rothschild, which produces and markets including Mouton Cadet, one of global benchmarks in Bordeaux.
She was with her three children, also owner of Château d'Armailhac and Château Clerc Milon.
After a career as an actress, theater especially in the years from 50 to 80 under the stage name Philippine Pascal, Philippine de Rothschild, an associate of former the French Comedy, had left the stage and took over from his father, Baron Philippe de Rothschild to the death of the latter in 1988.
At the head of the company, the Baroness de Rothschild had helped to modernize and innovate tool in commercial matters and implementation, including creating a second wine, and wine through developing partnerships in California (Opus One) and Chile (Almaviva), recalls his biography on the website of Mouton Rothschild. It was often his wines in person worldwide.
She was also, since 1980, responsible for selecting chosen to illustrate the labels of Chateau Mouton Rothschild artist in the tradition of an artistic tradition dating back to 1945 (over the years, Braque, Dali, Picasso, Chagall, Bacon or Koos among others), and feeding a traveling exhibition "Mouton Rothschild: art and etiquette."
"It was a great lady of wine, remarkable for his energy, his will, his charisma," responded to AFP Olivier Bernard, president the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux, which has highlighted the "personal involvement" of the Baroness de Rothschild in the management of its wines, at the position of successor "not easy" to his father. Several sources within the profession hailed Saturday the additional radiation Philippine de Rothschild, through its activity and personality, had rebound on the wines of Bordeaux and Pauillac appellation in particular.
Only child, Philippine de Rothschild had lost his mother deported to Ravensbrück concentration camp and died in 1945 She married actor Jacques Sereys, it had two children, and the academic and writer Jean-Pierre de Beaumarchais, she had a child.
Philippine de Rothschild was an officer of the Legion of Honor and Officer of Arts and Letters.
In a statement, Alain Juppé1 paid tribute to a "great woman (…) who worked hard for the cultural influence of our country." It welcomes in particular his "outstanding contribution in the development of the wine industry in Bordeaux and support [the] City project of Civilizations wine", a large complex of 14,000 m2 dedicated to wine culture, to emerge Bordeaux in 2016If you are like me, then you are looking for a cheap health insurance plan, or at least to reduce what you are already paying.