Pruning and binding in the vines

binding the cognac vines

While distillation time will be over at march 31st, pruning and binding the vines are still under way. Whatever the weather, morning frost, rainy day, cold wind, day after day, hooded women and men work in vineyards, as Carole in her vines last march on the first image. Pruning is a key work in vineyards […]

Charente runs through it

Reference to the Robert Redford movie in Montana, the Charente river really runs through the AOC cognac vineyards from east to west. A quiet river which plays with landscape and flows into Atlantic sea just face to the famous “Fort Boyard”. Hop on board, imminent departure.

Positive thoughts from cognac land

As it’s the last day of january and the very last moment to do it, I wish everyone all my best : no resolutions impossible to reach, just positive thoughts to croos 2018 in a good mood ! Many thanks to each of you to follow and appreciate the blog, facebook page and instagram post. […]

Caburote, little house of winegrower

It was a shelter for the winegrower in the past time. The caburote, little house in the middle of the vineyards has no use nowadays. Some of them fall into ruin. It’s really to bad as they are the witness of a no so distant past. They deserve to be restored as an genuine element […]

The perfect blend of vineyards and art

Impossible to miss it when you arrive in the courtyard. The huge fresco on the wall of the distillery, realized with natural but quite original components… Welcome in the creative universe of “les Frères Moine” ie the brothers of family Moine, winegrowers and artists at the same time. The art of blend has no secret for […]