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Gérard Basset, Marie-Luce Thiery, Paolo Basso et Nicolas Dubois Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne tour

Jeeper, born daring Jeeper, a strange name in the Champagne universe, symbol of the French liberation. In a few years’ time it has become one of the most audacious Champagnes. It dares an original design, the gastronomy, off the beaten tracks and frees its bubbles beside the greatest. It was known as the wine of the victory, it has been recognized as the wine of consecration: the brand launches a Premier Cru. Jeeper? The story of the brand started in 1949. It draws its name from the Willys Jeep given to Armand Goutorbe, a young intelligence officer who guided the allied forces, who got ... Read more

Portraits of winegrowers

Château La Nerthe Portraits of winegrowers

Château La Nerthe

Wine producer since the 12th century, Château La Nerthe is situated right in the heart of Provence, some acres away from Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Visit of a domain filled with history. Situated in the...

Jean-Paul et Sophie Lafage Portraits of winegrowers

Jean-Paul Lafage

Who could imagine in the early 2000s that wine in Bag in Boxes (or BiBs) would become a trendy product? Jean-Paul Lafage, creator of the range of wines in BiBs “Collection Verre après Verre” [...

Paolo Basso, G. Forget, Chantale Bara et Frédéric (S.I.) Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne Paul Bara

To learn what the value of labour and the taste of good work are, nothing is better than a visit at a wine grower’s. And to learn more about the precision of the tastes, aromas and flavours, what...

Alice Paillard et son père Bruno Paillard Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne Bruno Paillard

How would you define the Bruno Paillard house of Champagne? We are a small traditional house ceaselessly trying to produce wines that are at once elegant and complex, built around a tight acidic...

La famille Launay Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne Pierre Launay

It is the story of three brothers, Laurent, Lionel and Jérôme. It is also the story of Pierre, the founding father. Then it is the story of a ‘terroir’, the Sezannais, a chalky coast at the...

A. Rosengren, P. Faure-Brac, P. Basso et B. Lhopital Portraits of winegrowers

Champagne J de Telmont

If you ever wondered what the ‘J’ in “J de Telmont” stood for, stop wondering. It does not stand for anything. Telmont is not the winemakers’s last name, and the J is not his first initial. It is a...

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