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ArmAs Estate (Armenia)

October 19, 2016 - 9:40am
Sun goes down on the vineyards Aruch-Nor, Amanos Rd, Aragatsotn region (Armenia) ArmAs Estate is a brand new winery built in a formerly dry and arid land by Armenian-Americans who came from California (Glendale as you can guess) to participate... Foteyes

Voskevaz winery (Armenia)

October 16, 2016 - 3:20pm
Voskevaz' winemaker Alexey Sapsay Voskevaz, Aragatsotn region Voskevaz is foremost the name of a village in this wine region north west of Yerevan, the mame means something like "golden bunch" [of grapes] which hints at the deep roots of viticulture... Foteyes

Armenia Wine Factory

October 14, 2016 - 1:14pm
A vat room Sasunik, Aragatsotn region (Armenia) Just one kilometer or two from the Van Ardi winery you can find along the same side road a very large and modern winery, "Armenia Wine Factory", its name hints at the huge... Foteyes

Van Ardi winery (Armenia)

October 10, 2016 - 1:45pm
Varuzhan Mouradian with daughter Nane (pictured at Areni wine festival) Sasounik, Aragatsotn region Armenia, a small former soviet republic with today a 3-million population, has been going through a rapid change in its winemaking culture during the last couple of... Foteyes

The Haquet sisters, pioneers of natural wine

October 4, 2016 - 2:43pm
The Hacquet sisters in the 30s' Beaulieu-sur-Layon, Anjou (Loire) This is quite an incredible story about two sisters, Anne, Françoise who are living in an old farm on the outskirts of Beaulieu-sur-Layon south of angers. The two sisters with their... Foteyes

Adrien De Mello (Loire)

September 27, 2016 - 5:57am
Adrien de Mello in his vatroom Saint-Aubin-de-Luigné, Anjou (Loire) First vintage of the Domaine de la Petite Soeur Adrien de Mello learnt to make wine very far from Anjou, he started making wine in Quebec in 2003, a domaine located... Foteyes

Emily Dilling, American brewer in the Loire

September 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
Emily with her craft beer Pouillé sur Cher, Touraine (Loire) For us town people who come to the Loire mostly on weekends, there's a bit of jealousy when we watch fellow Parisians make the big step and leave the big... Foteyes

Les Vignes de Babass (Loire)

September 18, 2016 - 2:29pm
Babass with friends in his chai Beaulieu sur layon, Anjou (Loire) Sébastien Dervieux, better known in the vinous circles under his surname Babass is a key player in the artisan-wine milieu, and you may know that Anjou is certainly with... Foteyes

Leclerc-Briant (Champagne)

September 14, 2016 - 10:29am
Frederic Zeimett, general manager at Leclerc-Briant Epernay, Marne valley (Champagne) The Rebirth of an iconic Maison de Champagne The Maison Leclerc-Briant has roots going as far as 1872 when Lucien Leclerc founded his business in the village of Cumières, even... Foteyes

Andrea Calek (Rhone)

September 5, 2016 - 2:15pm
Valvignères/Alba, Ardèche Uninterventionist wine means you don't do anything and just wait, and Andrea Calek isn't shy of saying he is lazy, that's why the wines are good. The good thing with him is that you won't have the expected... Foteyes

Blois wine bar : les 400 Coups

August 28, 2016 - 1:15am
Jeremy pouring a carafed red to customers Blois, Loire valley Wine bars & restaurants entirely focused of natural wines have almost become mainstream in Paris today, and even conventional and established venues can’t eschew having a selection of these wines... Foteyes

Kevin Henry (Loire)

August 22, 2016 - 11:37pm
Kevin and Roxane Ouchamps, Sologne (Loire) I met Kevin Henry a few years ago at at Olivier Lemasson (les Vins Contés), a bustling domaine in the Loire doing sulfur-free wines, a winery which is a perfect example of the easy-going... Foteyes

Julien Prevel (Montlouis, Loire)

August 10, 2016 - 2:41pm
Julien Prevel outside his chai & cellar Montlouis, Loire valley Welcome to Chenin country. Montlouis is a small town overlooking the Loire river atop a hill, on high enough ground so as to be safe from the regular overflowing of... Foteyes

László Alkonyi, Tokaj (Hungary)

July 27, 2016 - 11:56pm
Laszlo Alkonyi in one of his vineyards Tállya, Tokaj (Hungary) You may not familiar with the name of Tallya but this village at a short distance from Tokaj has even deeper roots in the wine history of the region, and... Foteyes

Judit & József Bodó, Tokaj (Hungary)

July 22, 2016 - 12:52am
Judit Bodó in her cask cellar Tokaj, Tokaj wine region (Hungary) The Tokaj region may be felt like an established wine region from abroad due to its documented tradition in the past centuries but oddly it's also a very dynamic... Foteyes

Champagne in the early 20th century

July 17, 2016 - 10:20am
I found recently this great document showing in detail how Champagne was made in the early 20th century. This issue of Le Monde et la Science subscription magazine (it was to be an Encyclopedia at the end when you collected... Foteyes

50 shades of brown/yellow (Sequitur)

July 4, 2016 - 10:35am
What a compelling invitation to buy their wine.... A year ago I started a serie about the visual impact of herbicide sprays when you visit the wine regions at the right season. My first herbicide story last year already listed... Foteyes