Aligoté

Renaud Boyer

The story is that Renaud Boyer, originally from Mersault trained to be an engineer before switching careers and becoming a vigneron of land in Saint Romain, previously belonging to uncle Thierry Guyot, an organics enthusiast who had been working the vines free of chemicals since the 1980's. Renaud's wines are seen as strong competition to some of the famous names in the region. The vines are divided over Beaune, Puligny-Montrachet and Saint Romain.

Dom Côtes de la Molière

Husband and wife duo Bruno and Isabelle Perraud make wine under their domaine 'Côtes de la Moliere' ('Windmill Coast') in the Northern corner of Beaujolais. Their 8.5ha of vineyard covers Fleurie, Morgon, Pouilly-Fussé, St Véran and Bourgogne Aligoté. In 1989, Bruno accidentally poisened himself with incecticide and decided remove it from his vineyard practices after observing the effects on his body. In 2002 the domaine was certified as organic.

Alice + Olivier De Moor

Alice and Olivier De Moor craft seductive, additctive wines from 7.5 ha across Chablis, Saint-Bris and Chitry. It all began in 1989 when Olivier decided to plant some vines on land owned by his family. He started in Chablis with vineyards Bel Air, Clardy and Rosette. At the same time Olivier and Alice, who both studied eonology at Dijon Enological School were working at a large Chablis estate. In the Autumn of 1994 after they had vinified the first vintage, they began to rent some vines in Saint Bris.