R U I N A R T
The ultimate goal for a sommelier is to become a Cellar Master, but for me the most important thing is to keep learning. CAROLINE FIOT Oenologist and Cellar Master
In a crayère chalk quarry under the city of Reims, Caroline Fiot explains how she joined the house of Ruinart. As she walks down the Magnums gallery, the young oenologist s sense of wonder is palpable as she proudly describes a day s work in this legendary place.
H E N N E S S Y
I want to make something that lasts. CHRISTOPHE PIERRE Cask-maker
Christophe Pierre s gentle, soothing voice transports us to Cognac. A cask-maker since the age of 18, he explains how important the senses are. He works alongside his childhood friend, perpetuating the age-old traditions of his peers and leaves his mark for posterity.
C H Â T E A U D Y Q U E M
I care for the vineyard like a daughter. RACHEL DESBLÉS Wine-grower at Château d Yquem
Rachel Desblés laughter rings out across the Château d Yquem vineyards where she tends to the vines lovingly. Working to the strains of La vie est belle by French pop group Indochine, she perpetuates ancestral techniques learnt from her aunt Danièle.
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AS PART OF LES JOURNÉES PARTICULIÈRES, JOURNALIST AND PODCAST HOST JULIEN CERNOBORI MET
OUR MAISONS ARTISANS IN THE PLACES WHERE THEY WORK AND CREATE. THESE PASSIONATE INDIVIDUALS
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