Author Archives: Aliye Melton

Joseph Drouhin

Joseph Drouhin Musigny

History and Family: Maison Joseph Drouhin Burgundy, France is one of the most complex winemaking regions in the world with a rich history of viticulture dating back to the first century. With the fall of the Roman Empire, and the rise of Catholicism as a powerful political force, vineyards fell into the hands of the church. Viticulture thrived, and by ... Read More »

Drappier Champagne: History Bottled

Champagne Drappier

The House of Drappier Wines have been produced from the soils surrounding Champagne Drappier for generations, but the story really begins in 1152, when an abbot known as Saint Bernard founded Clairvaux Abbey just a few kilometers north of Burgundy. With him, he not only brought his fellow Cistercian monks, but also a red grape known then as Morillon to ... Read More »

Domaine Christian Moreau

Domaine Christian Moreau Pere et Fils

Domaine Christian Moreau Keeping a winery in the family in Burgundy is hard enough as it is, but reclaiming it after it was basically given away to big business and mass production is almost impossible, and that is just what the strong-willed Christian Moreau did. With the help of his middle son, Fabien, Christian Moreau Pere et Fils produces Chardonnay ... Read More »

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