France Video Archive

BURGUNDY

Domaine de L’Arlot

Geraldine Godot on the Clos des Forêts St. Georges (6:14)

Bachelet-Monnot

The Full Interview – Profiles of Burgundy: Marc & Alex Bachelet of Bachelet-Monnot (56:01)

A Breakdown of the Interview:

Domaine Arlaud

Full Terroir Talk with Cyprien Arlaud (10:42)

Cyprien Arlaud on the Bourgogne Rouge ‘Roncevie’ (3:34)

Cyprien Arlaud on the Bourgogne Rouge ‘Oka’ (1:26)

Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau

Full Interview – Profiles of Burgundy: Frantz Chagnoleau & Caroline Gon (1:17:17)

A Breakdown of the Interview:

  • 0:00 – Introduction to the Mâconnais
  • 4:40 – Frantz & Caroline’s Beginnings
  • 8:21 – How Frantz & Caroline Met
  • 9:03 – How Dominique Lafon & Caroline Met
  • 9:50 – Frantz’ Vineyard Holdings, Beginnings in 2010, & Establishing Biodynamic Principles
  • 12:32 – 2014 – 2016: Building the Property
  • 15:20 – How Frantz & Caroline Work Together
  • 20:54 – The 2019 Vintage
  • 28:40 – Macon-Villages ‘Clos Saint Pancras’
  • 36:56 – Saint-Veran Sites
  • 37:50 – Saint-Veran ‘Prelude’
  • 42:57 – Saint-Veran ‘La Fournaise’
  • 46:16 – Saint-Veran ‘A la Cote’
  • 48:16 – Comparing ‘A la Cote’ & ‘Fournaise’
  • 50:34 – Saint-Veran ‘La Roche’
  • 54:59 – Vire-Clesse ‘Les Raspilleres’
  • 1:04:03 – Pouilly-Fuisse ‘Pastoral’
  • 1:08:37 – Pouilly-Fuisse ‘Madrigal’

Frantz Chagnoleau: Top of the Hill in Viré (0:56)

Frantz Chagnoleau on the St. Véran ‘Prelude’ (1:00)

Frantz Chagnoleau: A Nursery for All-Star Chardonnay Genetic Material (1:33)

Frantz Chagnoleau on the Saint Véran [In the Vineyard] (1:01)

Frantz Chagnoleau on the Pouilly-Fuissé Madrigale in Vergisson [In the Vineyard] (0:53)

Frantz Chagnoleau: Higher Foliage (0:51)

Frantz Chagnoleau: Higher Foliage II (1:07)

Frantz Chagnoleau: Ancient Quarry (0:41)

Frantz Chagnoleau: A Closer Look at the Iron-Laiden Limestone of Veray (0:31)

Frantz Chagnoleau: A Vine’s Quest for Moisture (0:47)

Domaine Yvon Clerget

Full Terroir Talk with Thibaud Clerget (17:18)

Thibaud Clerget on the Volnay 1er Cru ‘Clos du Verseuil’ Monopole (3:04)

Thibaud Clerget on the Pommard 1er Cru ‘Les Rugiens’ (1:04)

Thibaud Clerget on the ‘Clos de Vougeot’ Grand Cru(1:12)

Thibaud Clerget on the Volnay 1er Cru ‘Les Caillerets’ (0:35)

Joseph Colin

Full Interview – Joseph Colin Breaks Down St. Aubin, the 2019 Vintage, Climate Change, & Non-Intervention from Bud-to-Bottle (1:24:14)

A TIMESTAMPED BREAKDOWN OF THE INTERVIEW:

  • 0:00 – Introduction of Joseph Colin & the landscape of St. Aubin
  • 5:12 – Joseph’s beginnings & working with his father, Marc Colin
  • 13:39 – Joseph on working full-time at the family winery at 19
  • 19:27 – On developing his own practices for farming & winemaking
  • 22:32 – On the advantages of using Diam corks
  • 26:58 – The 2019 Vintage
  • 28:41 – A note on Aligote 2019
  • 30:38 – How the extremely hot, dry August of 2019 affected wines
  • 34:31 – Saint-Aubin ‘Compendium’
  • 46:57 – More on the 2019 Vintage & its affects on Joseph’s wines
  • 47:50 – Saint-Aubin 1er ‘Sur le Sentier du Clou’
  • 53:00 – Saint-Aubin 1er ‘Sous Roche Dumay’
  • 58:13 – Saint-Aubin 1er ‘La Chateniere’
  • 1:03:49 – Saint-Aubin 1er ‘En Remilly’
  • 1:09:39 – Puligny-Montrachet ‘Le Trezin’
  • 1:14:36 – Chassagne-Montrachet

Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey

Pierre-Yves Colin on the 2018 Burgundy Vintage (2:19)

Pierre-Yves Colin on St. Aubin (2:17)

Pierre-Yves Colin on ‘Pernand-Vergelesses’ (2:07)

Vincent Dampt

Vincent Dampt on Petit Chablis (2:55)

Vincent Dampt on Chablis AC (2:26)

Vincent Dampt on Chablis 1er ‘Vaillons’ (2:20)

Vincent Dampt on Chablis 1er ‘Côte de Léchet’ (2:10)

Domaine Dureuil-Janthial

Hand-Cut, Whole-Cluster at Domaine Dureuil-Janthial (0:11)

Vincent Dureuil on the 2018 Vintage (3:43)

Vincent Dureuil on the Rully Blanc ‘Maizieres’ (1:58)

Vincent Dureuil on the Rully Blanc 1er ‘Meix Cadot’ (2:24)

Pierre Girardin

Full Interview – Pierre Girardin’s Beginnings, Philosophy, & Expressions of Meursault, Volnay, and Pommard (55:39)

A TIMESTAMPED BREAKDOWN OF THE INTERVIEW:

  • 0:00 – Pierre Girardin – Beginnings, convincing his mom & dad (Vincent sold winery in 2011 to farm cattle) to help him start his own property, &  the origins of his first vintage in 2017
  • 8:34 – Pierre’s philosophy for making white wines (style, use of larger barrels)
  • 14:11 – Bourgogne Blanc ‘Eclat de Calcaire’
  • 18:20 – St. Aubin 1er Cru ‘Murgers des Dents de Chien’
  • 21:32 – Pierre on Meursault
  • 24:16 – Pierre’s philosophy for making red wines (style, use of barrel)
  • 33:08 – Volnay 1er ‘Clos des Chenes’
  • 35:35 – Pierre on Pommard
  • 37:34 – Exposition: Pommard ‘Les Vaumuriens’ vs. ‘Les Vignots’
  • 38:58 – How Pommard is changing
  • 40:52 – Style & Taste: Pommard ‘Les Vaumuriens’ vs. ‘Les Vignots’
  • 44:20 – Terroir: Pommard 1er ‘Les Petits Epenots’ vs. Pommard 1er ‘Les Grands Epenots’
  • 46:03 – Pommard 1er ‘Les Charmots’
  • 48:16 – Exposition, Harvest, & Whole-Cluster: Pommard 1er ‘Les Petits Epenots’ & Pommard 1er ‘Les Grands Epenots’
  • 51:12 – Bourgogne Rouge

Full, In-Office Terroir Talk with Pierre Girardin (3:31)

Pierre Girardin in the Vineyard on ‘Puligny Montrachet Folatières’ (3:20)

Pierre Girardin in the Vineyard on ‘Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru’ (3:08)

Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon

Full Terroir Talk with Dominique Lafon (22:55)

Dominique Lafon on the 2018 Vintage in the Mâconnais (3:30)

Domaine Jean-Marc Millot

Alix Millot on the Bourgogne Passetoutgrains (1:29)

Domaine Paul Pillot

Full, In-Office Terroir Talk with Thierry Pillot (6:46)

Massal Selection at ‘La Romanée’ (0:43)

Bedrock Above ‘La Romanée’ (1:02)

Hinkle in the Vineyards – ‘La Romanée’ (1:26)

Hinkle in the Vineyards – ‘La Grande Montagne’ (1:08)

Bedrock Above ”La Grande Montagne’ (0:46)

Hinkle in the Vineyards – ‘Les Grandes Ruchottes’ (0:32)

Hinkle in the Vineyards – ‘Les Caillerets’ (1:24)

Hinkle in the Vineyards – ‘Les Caillerets’ (0:45)

Hinkle in the Vineyards ‘Clos St. Jean’ (0:54)

Domaine Pinson

Full Interview – Profiles of Burgundy: Charlène & Laurent Pinson of Domaine Pinson in Chablis (1:02:19)

A Timestamped Breakdown of the Full Interview:

  • 0:00 – History of Domaine Pinson (the documents date back to 1640!)
  • 8:00 – Charlène on her experience before joining the Domaine in 2008
  • 11:56 – Laurent & Charlène on working together as a father-daughter duo
  • 15:39 – Hinkle on Pinson Terroir, and the ’18 & ’19 Chablis Vintages
  • 17:31 – Laurent on adapting to warmer, dryer growing seasons
  • 19:14 – Petit Chablis 2019
  • 25:16 – A general overview of 2019 vs. 2018
  • 26:44 – Chablis 2019
  • 31:40 – Chablis 1er ’Montee de Tonnerre’ 2019
  • 35:01 – Comparisons to the Chablis 2018
  • 41:53 – Chablis 1er ‘Montmain’ & Chablis 1er ’La Foret’
  • 45:21 – Chablis 1er ’Fourchaume’ 2018
  • 48:48 – Adapting to global warming – changes from 2003 to today
  • 55:59 – Chablis 1er ’Mont de Milieu’ 2018

Domaine Marc Roy

Full Interview – Terroir Talk with Alexandrine Roy (5:51)

Alexandrine Roy of Domaine Marc Roy on Marsannay ‘Les Champs Perdrix’ (2:52)

Alexandrine Roy of Domaine Marc Roy on Gevrey-Chambertin ‘Clos Prieur’ (2:04)

CHAMPAGNE

DOYARD

Full Interview – Terroir Talk: An Interview with Guillaume & Yannick Doyard of Champagne Doyard (1:17:21)

A Breakdown of the Interview:

JL VERGNON

Full Interview – Terroir Talk: An Interview with Clément Vergnon of Champagne JL Vergnon (1:00:00)

A Breakdown of the Interview:

LOIRE

Domaine de la Taille Aux Loups

Jacky Blot: 1988-1993 Beginnings of Domaine de la Taille Aux Loups in Montlouis-Sur-Loire (7:48)

Jacky Blot: Organic, Dry Chenin: Loire Single-Site Wines and the Birth of Pét-Nat! (6:54)

Jacky Blot: Natural, Sparkling Dry Chenin: The Triple Zero Story from 1994 Forward (7:48)

Jacky Blot: Loire Chenin & Cabernet Franc (6:08)

Jacky Blot: Reflections on Family & Future of the Domaine (4:26)

Jean-Philippe Blot on ‘Clos de Mosny’ (1:48)

Jean-Philippe Blot on ‘Les Hauts de Husseau’ (1:26)

Jean-Philippe Blot on ‘Clos de la Bretonnière’ (2:05)

Jean-Philippe Blot on ‘Venise’ (2:09)

Jean-Philippe Blot Entering ‘Venise’ (0:16)

Profiles of Chenin: Jacky & Jean-Philippe Blot of Domaine de la Taille Aux Loups (56:54)

Thibaud Boudignon

Full Interview – Profiles of Chenin: Thibaud Boudignon (57:36)

Thibaud Boudignon on the Rosé de Loire [IG Live Interview] (2:15)

Thibaud Boudignon on Chenin Blanc (4:05)

Thibaud Boudignon on ‘Clos de la Hutte’ [Cellar Version] (1:13)

Thibaud Boudignon on ‘Clos de la Hutte’ [Vineyard Version] (3:57)

Thibaud Boudignon on the ‘Rosé de Loire’ (3:51)

Thibaud Boudignon on ‘La Vigne Cendrée’ (3:59)

Thibaud Boudignon on ‘Le Clos de Fremine’ (5:50)

Schist (0:36)

Le Rocher des Violettes

Full Interview – Profiles of Chenin: Xavier Weisskopf of Le Rocher des Violettes (50:40)

PROVENCE

Bieler Pere et Fils

Charles Bieler on the 2020 Coteaux d’Aix en Provence Rosé ‘Sabine’

Charles Bieler on the Cotes du Rhône Villages ‘La Jassine’

La Bernarde

Birdseye View (0:34)

Terroir (1:42)

Tibouren Clos (1:09)

Syrah Vineyard (0:46)

Fabien Burani on the Rosé ‘Les Hauts du Luc’ (3:06)

Pierre Guerin on the Rouge ‘Les Hauts du Luc’ (3:05)

Mas de Gourgonnier

Eve Cartier of Mas de Gourgonnier on the Les Baux de Provence Rosé (10:18)

Chateau de Pibarnon

Eric de Saint Victor on the Soil of Château Pibarnon (3:46)

Eric de Saint Victor on the 2016 Vintage (2:55)

Eric de Saint Victor on the 2017 Vintage (2:41)

Eric de Saint Victor on Bandol Blanc (2:41)

Eric de Saint Victor on Bandol Rosé (8:08)

RHÔNE (NORTHERN)

Alain Graillot

Alain Graillot on his Beginnings & Winemaking Philosophy (16:18)

Alain Graillot on Domaine de Fa (8:55)

Alain Graillot on Crozes-Hermitage (5:54)

Alain Graillot on the Crozes-Hermitage Blanc (9:00)

Alain Graillot on the Syrah du Morocco, ‘Syrocco’ (6:06)

Alain Graillot on ‘Encinas’, By Antoine Graillot & Raúl Pérez (7:20)

Laurent Fayolle

Full Interview – Laurent Fayolle on the History of the Crozes & His “Grand Cru” Expressions of the Appellation (1:07:59)

A Timestamped Breakdown of the Interview:

  • 0:00 – The creation & history of the Crozes appellation
  • 2:11 – Comparing Crozes & Hermitage
  • 4:11 – Advantages of the unique situation of Laurent’s parcels
  • 6:57 – The changes to Crozes in the 1950s
  • 10:16 – Laurent’s takeover of the Domaine in 2002
  • 15:54 – Saint-Peray ‘Montis’ 2019
  • 22:16 – Crozes-Hermitage Blanc ‘Hauterives’ 2019
  • 27:25 – Crozes-Hermitage Blanc ‘Les Pontaix’ 2019
  • 33:40 – Crozes-Hermitage Rouge ‘Hauterives’ 2019
  • 42:42 – The unique terroir of the vineyards producing ’Les Pontaix’ & ‘Clos les Cornirets’
  • 46:14 – Crozes-Hermitage Rouge ‘Les Pontaix’ 2018
  • 52:18 – Crozes-Hermitage Rouge ‘Clos les Cornirets’ 2018
  • 1:02:11 – Hermitage Blanc ’Les Diognières’ 2019
  • 1:05:02 – Hermitage Rouge ’Les Diognières’ 2019

RHÔNE (SOUTHERN)

Clos Bellane

Stéphane Vedeau on the Côtes du Rhone Rosé ‘Altitude’ (7:41)

Clos du Mont Olivet

Full Terroir Talk With Thierry Sabon (5:38)

Thierry Sabon on Lirac (5:14)

Domaine Réméjeanne

Olivier Klein on the Sand & Limestone at Domaine Réméjeanne (1:26)

Olivier Klein ‘Monte Lune’ Grenache & Syrah Exposition (0:51)

Olivier Klein on ‘Monte Lune’ (1:25)

Olivier Klein on ‘Les Terrasses’ (1:46)