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Essential Winemakers of France

  • Charles Heidsieck

    The Wines… The Champagne wines of Charles Heidsieck have incredible depth and detail. Pinning the tasting notes...

  • Clos du Jaugueyron

    The Wines… Clos du Jaugueyron is a small, biodynamic and organic winery helmed by winemaker Michel Théron, who...

  • Château Fonroque

    The Wines… Château Fonroque is a biodynamic and organic estate that makes only two wines each year:...

  • François Baur

    The Wines… Like many of Alsace’s producers, Domaine François Baur has a ridiculously large range of wines....

  • Arnaud Lambert

    The Wines… Arnaud Lambert is a biodynamic and organic winemaker in the Loire River Valley which oversees...

  • Eric Texier

    The Wines… This négociant makes a series of compelling wines from all over eastern France. Throughout his...

  • Defaix

    The Wines… This family affair produces fine Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in two vastly different parts of Burgundy:...

  • Château Gassier

    The Wines… Like the joyous landscape of Provence, the wines of Château Gassier are intended for pleasure,...

  • Château du Moulin-à-Vent

    The Wines… Once again the paragon of Moulin-à-Vent, this historic château is churning out deep, detailed and...

  • Champagne Gosset

    The Wines… Champagne Gosset is the oldest wine house in Champagne (founded in 1584) and they make...

  • Julien Cécillon

    The Wines… Established by the husband-and-wife duo of Julien Cecillon and Nancy Kerschen, this up-and-coming winery is...

  • Camille Braun

    The Wines… This small family domaine in the southern Alsatian village of Orschwihr produces some of the...


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