Vines restructuring well underway, it was time to start working on the ‘chai’ (Translator’s comment: French word for the actual winemaking facility where the grapes are turned into wine, pronounced a bit like BAY). My project, insane as it was; to produce my first wine in this chai following the very first harvest, looming on … Continue reading 4 – The winemaking facility
Étiquette : History
3 – Restructuring
I had to find a new identity for the vineyard. Its original name came from the locality it is seated on but I found it rather austere to say the least, very martial… 'Domaine de Camp-Redon'… as it turns out, many Roman camps were located in the area and we were in the middle of … Continue reading 3 – Restructuring
2 – You are insane!!!!
« You are insane, we are not buying this!!!! » My husband was, clearly, not impressed by the charm and potential of the place. I could hear myself replying : « Yes, we will buy this, and quickly too. Everything needs to be done, yes, but the place is magnificent with an enormous potential. Don't you worry, I'm taking … Continue reading 2 – You are insane!!!!
1 – Origins
Welcome, I will tell you a story, not any kind of story though... a tale of love and passion for grapevines and the nectar made from them… Wine. This story… which I really want to share with you today, will transport you to the beginnings and bring you along with me on the current journey. … Continue reading 1 – Origins