About Our Own Wines (Page 2)

Our Dream began with wine. No, not a glass of wine, but actually about wine. The whole having a vineyard in France, making our own wines, type of dream. Pumpjack, our delicious Oenologist, has always worked in the wine industry, and then a few years back he went on to get his degree in wine making and vineyards (otherwise known as Oenology and Viticulture). After working at other wineries around the world to hone his craft, we decided to take the plunge and move to France to actually make our own wines. Here is our journey ….

After attending the public meeting with SAFER in Chichee about vineyards for sale, feeling still completely blind and rather disorientated, we headed off to look over the areas that had been discussed at the meeting, trying to determine which vineyards were the ones up for sale. After thoroughly wasting ourRead More →

We spent our first half a year here in France trying to understand how things worked, let alone in French.  We both needed to learn and improve our French, but at the same time we also needed to figure out how we go about finding an available vineyard to buyRead More →