Chateau de Birot sold to China’s New Century Tourism Group

Chateau de Birot, AOC Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux, has been acquired by Chinese hotel company New Century Tourism Group.

Chateau de Birot is a 37 hectare estate located in the commune of Beguey, close to the town of Cadillac. The property was acquired in 1989 by Eric Fournier (former co-owner of Chateau Canon in Saint-Emilion) and his wife Hélène Casteja (Joanne negociant) and had been run by their son Arthur since 2010. The estate produces red, rosé and dry white wines, as well as a sweet white wine.

According to, New Century Tourism Group is one of China’s largest hotel companies, owning and operating nearly 200 hotels.

Alexander Hall