Claudie Jobard

Laurence Jobard has gained great acclaim as one of the best oenologists in France. She has been the head winemaker for the Joseph Drouhin family for over 20 years. While she has retired from that position, she remains very active in the winemaking for her familial estate. Laurence has trained her daughter, Claudie, in the […]

Chateau Vitalis

Now almost two centuries old and situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Fuisse, Chateau Vitallis is one of the few major estates in the region. They cultivate 40 acres of high quality vines across the appellations. The estate was founded by the Dutron family in 1835 and run by Denis Dutron since 1981. In […]

Chateau La Terriere

The Château de la Terrière has stood in Cercié since the 14th century, in the heart of the Beaujolais region. It is one of the oldest estates in the region. After belonging to successive generations of lords, Château de la Terrière was bought in 2003 and important works have been done in the cellars and […]

Chateau de Pizay

The Chateau de Pizay is one of the oldest and most famous estates of the Beaujolais region. Since the Middle Ages the fine wines of the Château de Pizay have been appreciated by Beaujolais-lovers across the world. The oldest records date to 1030, when the name Pizay was mentioned for the first time in the […]

Chateau De Chaintre

Monique and I set up this Domaine in 1989. It bears the name of FUSSIACUS in homage to the Roman emperor of the same name who made the village his home during the Roman Empire. FUSSIACUS is thought to be the founder of the village of Fuissé. The Domaine sits in FUISSÉ, at the heart […]

Chalet Pouilly

“Domaine du Chalet Pouilly is a small grower, but small can be beautiful. Father and daughter team of Bernard and Marie-Eve Leger are in charge here, the winery itself founded way back in 1850 on top of the hill overlooking the village of Solutre-Pouilly. In case you were wondering, it is named after the slatted […]

Bouzereau-Gruere

Bouzereau-Gruere, Hubert MEURSAULT – Hubert has been the principal winemaker in the family since 1970. He is from Meursault and he married a woman, Marie-France, from Chassagne-Montrachet. Together, they have 4 daughters. Hubert is the 7th generation in this family that is steeped in tradition. Two of his daughters, Marie-Anne and Marie-Laure, are also certified […]

Begue Mathiot

Joel Begue, who worked as a ‘tacheron’ (someone who works “à la tache”, meaning he gets paid by the task, not by the hour, a typical Burgundian contract) acquired 3 hectares of classified AOC Chablis vineyards in the 1980s. Joel and his wife Maryse Mathiot started bottling their own wines in 1985 and established themselves […]

Andre Dupuis

  Andre Dupuis owns a 20-hectare family estate located in the northernmost part of the Macon region, just south of the Cote Chalonnaise. He has been joined in the estate by his two sons. The estate is now largely run by his son, Remi. The Dupuis family estate is Certified as “Sustainable Agriculture” (Agriculture Raisonee). […]

Alain Patriarche

If it is a key word dear to the heart of Christiane and Alain Patriarche, it is that of Passion, that they were able to transmit to their daughter Maud and Marc, his spouse, who took over the family succession since 2012. Passion of the Meursault terroir, nestled in the center of the vineyards of […]