Tradition and sustainability in a Bordeaux bottle

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Surrounded by wines from the Médoc-Graves region, Amélie Durand pours samples of her award-winning wines.

"We're in a globalized world. Our red wine is competing against every other red wine," Mario Rios, of Château Larose Trintaudon told the QCT. Amélie Durand of Château Doms heartily agreed, saying, "Just having an AOC [appellation d'origine contrôlée] doesn't sell your wine.