May 15, 2017

We have now been practicing biodynamic for over a year and are in the process of being certified by Demeter, which will add to our existing organic certification.

The health of our vineyard is improving naturally; its Biodiversity, soil fertility, crop nutrition, as wel...

March 14, 2017

Pruning starts in December at Tour de Belfort when our vines are dormant.

We start well ahead of the "official" historical start on 22nd January.

This date was chosen as it's Saint Vincent of Saragossa's feast day. Saint Vincent of Saragossa is patron Saint of winegrower...

May 4, 2016

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 a...

October 12, 2014

These days most of us buy into the idea that when it comes to food, organic is the healthy option. “You are what you eat”, or so they say. But not, it seems, when it comes to what you drink. 

Back in March 2008, the group Pesticide Action Network Europe, found that 10...

March 18, 2013

On January 27th 2011, we wrote a blog on pesticides, how much the vineyard industry was using and how residues are found in wines. A Decanter magazine article of 19th February 2013, implies that the situation has not changed as a recent French study exposes that pestic...

September 15, 2010

It all started 10 years ago, lightly around a glass of wine. My parents, Eugène & Sylvie, were finally admiring the result of 15 years work renovating the ancient tower and remains of 13th century Bastide of Belfort du Quercy. My mother's family has been in the village...

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