Domaine J. Chamonard

Who: Jean-Claude, Genevieve and Jeanne Chanudet What: Morgon and Fleurie Where: Villié-Morgon When: Since nineteenth century If you don’t feel emotion when you drink a wine, drink something else. – J-C Chanudet The estate has been in Genevieve Chamonard’s family for a couple of hundred years. Her father Joseph (1908-1989) had taken over the Domaine … Continue reading Domaine J. Chamonard

Jean-Paul Thevenet

Who: Jean-Paul Thevenet. What: Morgon. Where: Villié-Morgon, Rhône-Alpes. When: Since 1984. The Story Jean-Paul Thevenet was the third generation to work his family’s small farm based in Morgon. When he took over at the end of the 1970’s, the region’s wines were in a poor way due to mass production by chemical agriculture, over-cropping, harvesting … Continue reading Jean-Paul Thevenet