Blind tastings are carried out all year round by François Gilbert, Philippe Gaillard, Sylvain Patard and their team of professional tasters, both French and international:
The members of the tasting panel are always the same, ensuring continuity in Gilbert & Gaillard’s
Unique features of Gilbert & Gaillard tastings
The only French tasters who use international standards for their tastings: the wines are scored out of 100.
Only wines scoring 75/100 or more are selected
French tasters who promote quality, terroir-driven wines in the international market place
6,000 wines from Europe and a selection of wines from the New world
For each wine selected : rating, comment, informations about the produce
The group was founded in 1989 by Philippe Gaillard and François Gilbert who began their careers as literary managers for the ‘Presses de la Cité’ publishing house. In 1991, they started publishing their own guides and magazines and are currently at the helm of a global multimedia group dedicated to wine.