Adventures of Our Own Wines (Page 3)

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 ….

Finding a vineyard in France can be rather difficult at PumpjackPiddlewick

Finding a vineyard in France is not easy at the best of times. Add in a lack of understanding of French and it becomes downright difficult. But we were determined to give it a go. After attending the public meeting with SAFER in Chichee about vineyards for sale, we cameRead More →

How to find a French vineyard with PumpjackPiddlewick

We spent our first half a year here in France trying to understand how things worked. In particular, trying to figure out how to find a vineyard to buy or rent. Alongside, we both needed to learn and improve our French. Fast. We had come to France after all toRead More →