Anaïs fell into it when she was little. Even if she first tried to work...
Château des Annereaux
Dominique never asked himself what he wanted to do... He always knew. Its...
Château Sainte Marie
Bordeaux, Entre-deux-Mers,Bordeaux Supérieur,Haut-Médoc
Château Sainte-Marie is a wine estate located in the heart of the Entre-deux-Mers, in the heart of the...
Château Saint-Vincent is a family estate taken over by the fourth generation since 2001...
Bordeaux, Saint-Emilion grand cru
The history of Château Mauvinon began in 1962 when Claude Tribaudeau acquired the vineyard and...
Leaving a professional life to live a dream? This is what Dominique and Catherine Guffond did. At the age of 50, Dominique decided to sell his house in the Paris suburbs to buy this vineyard. If Dominique's family and friends think he is crazy, he remains determined to live his passion. It was in 2009 that this dream took shape, and since then the former insurer has been producing wines in the Bordeaux and Entre-Deux-Mers appellations.Lire plus Learn more
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!
"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..."