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Château Le Sepe

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Leaving a professional life to live a dream? This is what Dominique and Catherine Guffond did. At 50 years old, Dominique decides to sell his house in the Paris suburbs to buy this vineyard....

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Passion is not everything, that's why Dominique Guffond decided to spend a year at the high school among the students in order to obtain his professional certificate as a wine grower. After a year of training in a Margaux Grand Cru Classé and some forty estates visited, the Guffond family decided to settle in Sainte-Radegonde at Château Le Sèpe: 23 hectares of vineyard located on a hillside. A prime location for the production of a quality wine!

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"Choosing Bordeaux to produce my wine was a unique opportunity. Not only for the worldwide reputation of this appellation but even more so for its exceptional terroirs. It is a pleasure to be able to live your passion and market Bordeaux""I must admit that I will never be able to return to civilian life. I took over this field in 2009, and it is true that at the beginning I was more perceived as a Parisian-Citadin, so it was difficult to gain the respect of my colleagues. But when everyone could see that I was the one who was racking the barrels or cleaning the cellar, the looks changed..."

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