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Implementing Change While Respecting Sanctity of Saint-Émilion Wines

My visit to a wine producer at Couvent des Jacobins showed how winemakers embrace the best parts of their history while being progressive with the modern

The exquisite beauty of Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux, lies in its protected monastic history that is displayed by the limestone buildings which transport one to another place and time. It was certainly exciting to learn of all the progressive winemaking projects that Couvent des Jacobins was employing but it made me beam with joy to know that the importance of keeping the convent a sacred place was still paramount.

by Cathrine Todd


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