From time to time we single out Winemakers for one reason or another and feature them in this section. We hope you enjoy reading about them. They are great example of what we mean when we say hidden gems of Burgundy.
Domaine Albert Boillot
Raymond Boillot has seen some 40 harvests, and was the ‘maitre de chai’ for the Reine Pedauque for most of his career. But these are his wines. And here he makes just 20,000 bottles a year.
We first met Julien Cruchandeau in November 2018 at the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Bouzeron getting its village appellation. Julien started making wine in 2003, and was one of the pioneers of Bouzeron.
Domaine Jean-Jacques Girard
Jean-Jacques Girard’s family was growing grapes in Savigny-lès-Beaune back in 1529. That, as the French say, is ‘formidable’ and would make the domain one of the oldest in Burgundy.
The story of Marchand-Tawse begins with the extraordinary story of Pascal Marchand, the French Canadian, who in 1985 at 22 years old, took the reins of the Clos des Epeneaux in Pommard.
Domaine Elodie Roy
2018 was the debut vintage for Domaine Elodie Roy. But the back story is incredible. And the future…. well, a star is born!
Domaine Jean Marechal
Despite the fact that the Domaine Jean Marechal has been making wine in Mercurey from father to son since 1570, they are...