Olivier Dauga - Le Faiseur de Vin

  1. Laura Clay

    Olivier Dauga – Le Faiseur de Vin

    By Laura Clay
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    Winemaker, consultant and wearer of natty shirts, Olivier Dauga, is a firm believer and advocate of sustainability and organic farming. Much of his work is based in and around Bordeaux with Univitis although his own property, Foncadaure, is further south in Roussillon and he consults for Vignerons Catalans, too. I...
  2. Heather Dougherty

    Educators go back to school

    By Heather Dougherty
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    Wine educators like nothing better than going back to school, so our session at the Ecole des Vins in Avignon on our first morning made for a fine start to our trip to the southern Rhône. Oenologist Mathilde Ficty led us through a wealth of information about the region that...
  3. Quentin Sadler

    Château Beauchêne

    By Quentin Sadler
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    The last visit on any trip is always tricky, especially if it’s after lunch. So it helps if the last port of call is something special. The one thing that we had lacked so far was a proper French Château and rather wonderfully this very last visit put that right....