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05 Oct 2018
people. winemaking, Pontet Canet

The People behind the Wine

Having such an incredible opportunity to observe the entire operation from vine to bottle, I have also had the chance to gain fascinating insight into the people behind the wine, and the supreme effort at every stage that goes into each bottle of Pontet-Canet. I believe you would be rather impressed at the heart behind this operation, which is evident at every turn. Consistently, the message derived from the people here; (whether it’s the pickers from France or Portugual you […]

03 Oct 2018
Amphoras, winemaking, biodynamic wine,France

Day 5-Achieving Bio-dynamic Classification in Wine

Being invited to Bordeaux, France to photograph the wine harvest was a life-changing opportunity. I learned much about winemaking, the history behind the vintners, and the terrior. When it comes to wine being classified as bio-dynamic, it is often considered to be an evolution of sorts in organic agriculture. Listening to the birds chirping this morning, I contemplated just what this vineyard and its caring growers of Pontet Canet have had to adhere to to both achieve and sustain this […]