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Portraits Vignerons - Château Hourtin-Ducasse, notre mission : relever les particularités des millésimes - Les Grappes
#Winegrower Portraits

Château Hourtin-ducasse, "Our mission: to highlight the particularities of the vintages".

Michel and Marie Noëlle Marengo embarked on the adventure of wine 40 years ago. Leaving Paris for the vineyards of Bordeaux, they set out to create the "best possible wine of the world"....

Portraits Vignerons - Bienvenue à la Maison Champagne Lejeune - Les Grappes
#Winegrower Portraits

Welcome to the Champagne Lejeune House

Sandrine and Pascal Lejeune are the winegrowers of Maison Lejeune en Champagne, a family property on the southern slopes of Epernay. They have recently been joined by their son Thibaut and they are moving forward...

Portraits Vignerons - Arnaud Pelletier produit du rêve au Château de Prémeaux - Les Grappes
#Winegrower Portraits

Arnaud Pelletier produces dreams at the Château de Prémeaux

Château de Prémeaux is a family estate of 15 hectares located on several very prestigious appellations in Burgundy: Nuits Saint Georges, 1er cru "Clos des Argillières", 1er cru white " ...

Portraits Vignerons - Domaine d’Ouréa : la pépite montante des Côtes du Rhône - Les Grappes
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Domaine d'Ouréa : the rising nugget of the Côtes du Rhône

Adrien Roustan is the young talent to be discovered urgently. Winegrower on the Ouréa estate, mainly in the Vacqueyras appellation, he has already seduced sommeliers, wine merchants and restaurateurs...

Nos Accords Mets-Vins - Que boire pour un déjeuner d'affaires ? Les Grappes
#Our Wine Food Agreements

What to drink for a business lunch?

Tuesday lunchtime, your client is waiting for you in the brand new restaurant in the neighbourhood. Here you are in front of the wine list and you hesitate strongly on the choice of wine: red? White wine? Rosé ? Que choi...

Portraits Vignerons - Château Romanin : Une histoire qui lie la Terre, le Soleil et la Lune - Les Grappes
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Château Romanin: A story that links the Earth, the Sun and the Moon

When Anne Marie and Jean Louis Charmolüe acquired the Château Romanin in 2006, they aspired to two things: the first was to write the history of this mythical place, the second was to make a name for themselves in the world of wine....

Portraits Vignerons - Je milite pour les cépages rares et oubliés - Les Grappes
#Winegrower Portraits

"I'm a campaigner for rare and forgotten grape varieties."

Diary #2: I was the archetypal overworked urban girl. I left the TV sets to become a winemaker: the choice of a life. I don't regret having taken the plunge...

Portraits Vignerons - Château de Luc : la nouvelle génération 100% féminine prête à la relève - Les Grappes
#Winegrower Portraits

Château de Luc: the new generation, 100% female, ready to take over the reins of the business

Château de Luc is located on the terraces of the Alaric, in the heart of the Corbières, on dry, stony, windy and garrigue-covered soils. The vines are deeply rooted in the soil, and are very well adapted....

Portraits Vignerons - Du métro au Château de Valmer - Les Grappes
#Winegrower Portraits

From the metro to Valmer Castle

One evening, as he was letting his crowded 3rd RER train pass by, Jean de Saint-Venant had the idea: no more RER trains, no more work, no more sleep, he had to study oenology to take over the Château de Valmer. Before ...

Portraits Vignerons - Un plan social m'a convaincu de faire de ma passion mon métier - Les Grappes
#Winegrower Portraits

A redundancy plan convinced me to make my passion my profession.

A former insurance executive, Dominique Guffond left the comfort of his Parisian life to live his passion and become a winegrower at Château Le Sèpe in the Bordeaux region, in the appellation of the "appellation de l'...

Portraits Vignerons - Du vin à 15 mètres sous l'eau à Saint-Jean-de-Luz - Les Grappes
#Winegrower Portraits

Wine 15 metres underwater in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Get your masks and snorkels ready, we're off to meet Emmanuel Poirmeur, the (sub)-marine winemaker of the EgiaTegia estate! In Saint Jean de Luz, discover what is hidden at the bottom of the bay...

Portraits Vignerons - Le Domaine Ménard-Gaborit : une histoire de famille depuis 5 générations - Les Grappes
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The Domaine Ménard-Gaborit: a family history for more than 5 generations

On the heights of Monnières in the Loire, let's meet Philippe Ménard, winemaker at Domaine Ménard-Gaborit. Starting from the purest of traditions, he tells us how today...