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Jullien André

The wine merchant and writer André Jullien (1766-1832) from Paris was one of the first wine writers to travel extensively on all five continents, even to China and Africa. He set himself the goal of describing as possible all the wines of the world and to arrange according to the style and quality. In 1816 he published the work "Topographie de tous les vignobles connus", of which eight years later a shortened English version appeared under the title "A manual and guide to all importers and purchasers in the choice of wines". It is considered the most comprehensive wine classification of all time. Jullien ranked in five quality classes. The wines from the wineries Château Haut-Brion. Château Lafite. Château Latour and Château Margaux For example, he classified them as "first class" and thus probably influenced not insignificantly those introduced a little later in 1855 Bordeaux Classification, André Jullien is considered one of the most important founders of modern wine journalism and a professionmellen wine review,

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