3 medals in 2016

Each year we enter our Cuvee Classique wines to industry competitions and have successfully scooped 17 awards in the past six vintages. This year we have been awarded a medal from each competition entered. For our red, we were awarded a Gold Medal in our regional competition - and against 16.500 wines at the national competition Concours General Agricole de Paris, we achieved a Bronze medal. We were also especially delighted at the news that we had secured a medal for our rosé, after almost losing our entire production of our popular pink wines. Our 2015 harvest had almost ended in disaster when we were struck with a major storm, depriving us of electricity just as our rosé grapes had entere

From Organic to Biodynamic

When I shared the exciting news that our vineyard was adding “biodynamic” to “organic”, I was met by very surprised looks as to what that meant. This made me realise that 'biodynamic' is only exciting to a very small fan club as not many have heard about it. There are about 140,000 vineyards in France, out of which less than 300 have biodynamic certification. Although biodynamic vineyards are small in number, some are very famous such as Chateau Pontet-Canet in Bordeaux- Pauillac, Domaines Chapoutier Vallée du Rhône, the renowned Domaine Zind-Humbrecht in Alsace, Cristal Champagne, Louis Roederer, also in Champagne, and not least, one of the best vineyards in the world: Domaine de la Romanee

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