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François Saint-Leger & Estelle Maitre (Loire)

May 14, 2017 - 5:37am
François & Estelle in their chai Monthou-su-Cher, Touraine (Loire) This corner of Touraine is one of these very favorable places for young demanding vignerons wanting to start their domaine : pretty nice terroirs on an area that isn't rated high... Foteyes

Cédric Bernard (Loire)

May 1, 2017 - 2:59am
Cédric Bernard with Roxane Monthou-sur-Bièvre, Touraine (Loire) We're here just a short distance south of Les Montils, where the Puzelats brothers have their facility, a part of Touraine close to the thickly-forested Sologne with few vineyards compared to the past... Foteyes

Noëlla Morantin spring visit

April 24, 2017 - 5:44am
Noëlla Morantin at work in a parcel Pouillé sur Cher, Touraine (Loire) It'd been quite a while I hadn't visited Noëlla Morantin and I called her to see what she was doing these days, the area, like much of France... Foteyes

Paris wine bars : le Desnoyez

April 13, 2017 - 4:25am
Le Desnoyez Belleville, Paris Le Desnoyez is another great venue centered on natural wine and artisan food which opened just a few months ago in september 2016. Paris isn't as you know facing a shortage of bistrots & wine bars... Foteyes

Marc Soyard (Burgundy)

April 5, 2017 - 7:19am
Marc Soyard - Dijon can be guessed in the haze in the background Plombières-lès-Dijon, Burgundy This is about a hidden part of the Burgundy wine regions. Here in the 18th & 19th century these slopes overlooking the town of Dijon... Foteyes

Alex Zülch, importer

March 25, 2017 - 7:07am
Alex (on right) with Ewen of Saturne restaurant at Le Baratin Paris, French natural wines have been imported for quite a while to countries like Japan and the United States as well as to the Scandinavian countries and other European... Foteyes

Didier Barrouillet on juice analysis

March 13, 2017 - 12:57am
Didier Barrouillet in front of his home Pouillé-sur-Cher, Touraine (Loire) I visited Didier Barrouillet recently in his home outside Pouillé to have his opinion about juice & wine analysis. We know Didier retired from his busy life as a winemaker... Foteyes

Wine at school in France

February 20, 2017 - 6:27am
Thirsty boy in summer On elementary-school programs & wine culture I recently found another old school textbook in a flea market where wine and winemaking were casually highlighted as part of the ordinary landscape, which led me to do some... Foteyes

Laurent Saillard's new chai

February 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
Laurent Saillard with Paul & Corinne Gillet Pouillé-sur-Cher, Touraine (Loire) Winter is the healthy season when growers reconnect with their vineyards months after the harvest, the time when they patiently stop at each vine to make a pruning choice that... Foteyes