Gironde. Michel Girotti, president of the Cadillac Wine House, is dead – actu.fr

President of the House of Wines Cadillac (Gironde) and Vice President of Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux, Michel Girotti died suddenly Wednesday, November 6 at the age of 71 years.

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Michel Girotti, president of the House of Wines Cadillac died Wednesday, November 6, 2019. (© The Republican – Archives)

The terroir of Cadillac (Gironde), near Bordeaux, is in mourning.

Michel Girotti, president of the House of Cadillac Wines, died suddenly Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the age of 71 years.

He was also vice-president of Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux and vice-president of the ODG First Côtes de Bordeaux.

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A passionate man and invested

Michel Girotti, winemaker at Verdelais, was invested for more than 30 years in the viticultural fabric.

The Cadillac Wine House praises his work and his commitment:

From a family of winemakers from Verdelais, he knew oh how difficult it was to produce, vinify and market wine. With his family, he worked tirelessly between vineyards and salons to promote the labels of the Cadillac region. Forerunner in wine tourism, he was involved very early in the unionism to organize the forces around a unifying project, an enotourist tool, the House of Wines Cadillac: a high place of viticulture, he was able to energize with a team welded winemakers.

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Michel Girotti April 5, 2019 inaugurates new outdoor games for children for 20 years of the House of Wines Cadillac (Gironde). (© The Republican – Archives)

The classification of Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux vineyards at UNESCO

It is also "thanks to him that the House of Wines and the region have been recognized Best Of International Tourism Many times ".

Michel Girotti's new challenge was the classification of vineyards of Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux at UNESCO.

"Two years of work have been done to allow its region and its winemakers to emerge in the history of humanity," continues the House of Wines Cadillac.

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"Full of ideas and ambitions"

The winemakers of Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux add:

Michel Girotti was also very active in other social fields: a man who knew how to give of himself for others. Full of ideas and ambitions, he did not lack determination to build joint projects. The vine growers of Cadillac Côtes de Bordeaux can only salute this committed man

A last tribute

The obsequies Michel Girotti will take place on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 15h at the Basilica of Verdelais.

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