The year of the Grenache

By |2016-12-14T09:39:14+00:00November 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|

2011 in reviewIt has been quite a year for us in Faugères. It is only our third year in France and we have now produced three vintages of wine, had two children and are selling wine in four countries. It must be something in the water. I have posted a photomentary of our year on [...]

Big dirty chunky old stem riddled ferments

By |2016-12-14T09:39:15+00:00November 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|

The use of stems in fermentsThere is an increased fascination of old fashioned winemaking traditions. Many winemakers are trying to find ways to make there wines funky and interesting so that they can stand out from the crowd. One way has been to follow the Biodynamic path or by using minimal additives to make Natural [...]