On December 15th, the Bordeaux International Wine Institute (INSEEC) and the winemaking club ‘Wine About’ welcomed Jean-Pierre Xiradakis, owner of La Tupina in Bordeaux, for the release of his new book, « Rencontres des Hommes & des Vins » at Editions FERET.

After the conference, students from MBA in Wine Marketing & Management, in Luxury Brand Management and in Tourism Management & Services Marketing tasted a selection of wines presented in the book and selected by Jean Fleury business.

Jean-Pierre XIRADAKIS :Enjoying traveling the vines and talking to the owners, Jean Pierre Xiradakis is also a wise businessman. Beginning in 1968, he now owns five restaurants (l’Epicerie, le Bar Cave, la Kuzina, le Café, la Tupina) and a guest house (Maison Fredon) in Bordeaux. These six establishments constituted the concept of « the gourmet street » of which Mr. Xiradakis is the precursor. Famous restaurant in the world, The Tupina do 40 000 covers per year with a cellar full of prestigious vintages.

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