Domaines Dominique Piron
40 years of knowhow, roots in Morgan, Beaujolais for over four centuries.
Beaujolais is an historic place with an ancient heritage. Dominique Piron’s oldest known ancestor was born in Morgon in 1590. Since then, there have been 14 generations of vine growers in the family. Morgon and Moulin à Vent wines have been renowned among France’s finest wines.
The Beaujolais nouveau experience is represented by the wonderful phrase “The same day, at the same time, all around the world”. This phrase is so famous that for 50 years, it has tended to overshadow great crus and terroris even making us virtually forget some truly outstanding crus.
Today, new pages of history are being written. As fine crus and terroirs once again come to the forefront of Beaujolais Nouveau, wine tasting will remain a joyous and festive occasion on the third Thirsday in November every year. Traditional crus set off once again to wine over the world best wines. These crus are more modern and easier to understand, they go well with most of the world’s cuisines.
The simple philosophy of – wines for friendship, wines that are pure pleasure is what Dominique Piron stands for.
In a vineyard with difficult terrain of 30% steep slopes and a virtual patchwork of parcels, Dominique Piron is engaged in sustainable winegrowing. On winegrowing land filled with old broken-down granite and schist, the watchwords are natural balance and biodiversity. For vinification, their goal is to create terroir wines with character with subtle and elegant fruity flavours.
Morgon wines are solid, racy and elegant. They always have a slight hint of black cherry and bright spicy notes with great structure.
In the year 1962, 19 winemakers in San Marzano joined hands to form the Cantine San Marzano wine label.
Founded in the early 1950s, Valditerra is one of the youngest and most innovative wineries operating in the Gavi area.
Alheit Vineyards is a family business started in 2010 by husband and wife team Chris and Suzaan Alheit. They met at Stellenbosch University, fell in love, travelled the world together, got married, then travelled some more. Eventually, they settled on Hemelrand farm close to Hermanus and started their project.
a Perrière’s vineyards, located in Verdigny-en-Sancerre, extend over 5 different districts and produce prestigious Sancerre appellation wines. La Perrière possesses a unique, single 10 hectares block of vineyards planted on flint soils, known to be the most suitable for the production of fine Sauvignon Blanc wines
Today, thanks to an exceptional terroir and men who have believed in it for decades, Mastrojanni has become one of the most respected Montalcino producers as far as wine buffs are concerned.