Chinese Globetrotter! After having worked in the export and promotion of wine in France...
Le Fief Noir
Loire, Coteaux du Layon Faye-d'Anjou,Anjou,Anjou Villages,Coteaux du Layon,Rosé de Loire,Vin de France,Crémant de Loire
Chateau de Valmer
Originally from Tourangeau, Jean first tried his hand at Parisian life, his towers at La Défense,...
Clos du Beugnon
Loire, Val de Loire,Anjou,Vin de France,Rosé de Loire
Located near the Loire, between Saumur and Cholet, the family estate is in the heart of...
Loire, Anjou Villages,Coteaux du Layon,Savennières,Rosé de Loire,Cabernet d'Anjou,Rosé d'Anjou
Located in the heart of the Loire Valley near Angers, Château Soucherie is a wine estate...
Our family estate extends over more than 20 hectares, in the Loire Valley, in AOC Touraine, in Seigy to be precise. Do you see where Seigy is? We are located on the left bank of the Cher, 40 km south of Blois, 5 km from Saint Aignan sur Cher, and 500 meters from the Beauval Zoo. It is indeed rather atypical to work in the vineyards, and to be able to do so...Lire plus Learn more
Our family estate extends over more than 20 hectares, in the Loire Valley, in AOC Touraine, in Seigy to be precise. Do you see where Seigy is? We are located on the left bank of the Cher, 40 km south of Blois, 5 km from Saint Aignan sur Cher, and 500 meters from the Beauval Zoo. It is indeed rather atypical to work in the vineyards, and to be able to hear roars, and other animal cries! The vines are planted on hillsides facing South and South-East, our soil is mainly clay-limestone. Our oldest vines are 60 years old. We aim to respect our environment, by not systematically using chemicals in the vines, and by cultivating the soil between rows. We mix the new technologies available with the know-how that has been passed on to us for more than 4 generations. This working philosophy is recognised by Terra Vitis, an association of winegrowers, of which my father has been a member for more than 15 years. It is part of our way of life and our way of thinking.... It is our family estate, the result of our love for our work, our passion for wine, and for our terroir.
We have been winegrowers for 4 generations. The history of the estate began in the 1930s, with a family of farmers and winegrowers from Berry, who settled here in Seigy. We are fortunate to have inherited agricultural and viticultural know-how, of which we are proud. In the 1980s, my father Jean-Marc, and my mother Lydia, continued the history of the estate, they continued to develop the private clientele, as well as sales in bottles, in France and on some export markets. The way we work in the vineyards is increasingly close to our environment. With tastings in the cellar, you can now stay in our guest house, in the heart of the estate. You will be in the family home, where these generations of winegrowers were born. The house has been completely renovated by Lydia. And I'm Julie, I'm continuing the adventure with my father. One day we think: why not me? So after several experiences in the wine trade, in France and abroad, I come back to the Domaine. With Jean-Marc, we want to continue to write the history of the estate by offering different vintages, and expand our clientele. The emphasis will always be on respect for the terroir and the people who live there.
Basically, I fell into it when I was a kid. I've always loved wine, but not only that. I have always loved the markets where we meet our customers, the fairs, where we taste our wines, the smell of freshly squeezed juices at harvest, the sound of the tractor on our little road, we can recognize it between 100 ! And the sound of the cork when you open a bottle...
My passion is there, in all these little details that make me love my work!
My favourite wine is the one I share with my family and friends, the one that has taste, that is juicy, that appeals to us, it can be white, red, rosé and even bubbly!
With my father, we work as a team. We have learned to work together, and we share our know-how.
The meeting that marked me, I would say that it was that one, the meeting with the local winegrowers, who, like my father, share their experience, simply teach us.
The first wine experience I have is olfactory. The first time I smelled the juice coming out of the press. That smell is forever etched in my memory. It is not only synonymous with a good juice that we will drink, but it also represents family meals, the effervescence of the harvest. The wines we produce with my father are in our image: friendly, aromatic, and some vintages have character. (you need some too!) I like to say that there is nothing easier than drinking a glass of wine. When my customers tell me that they don't know anything about it, I answer them: to say if you like wine or if you don't like it, is already to be a connoisseur. No need to know all the aromas, all the colours, all the grape varieties, it's easier than that, it's just a matter of finding the wine you love, and sharing it with the people you love. It's very simple!