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Made in 2018... To be enjoyed in 2019... Happy New Year ! Continue reading
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For our Dear US Friends : The last bottles of Mas des Brun Rosé 2016 are available in : - Houston TX : French Country Wines, 2433 Bartlett St, Houston, TX 77098. Tel : 713 993 9500 - Washington DC : Cork & Fork Logan Circle 1522 14th St NW,... Continue reading
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2016 "delivery"... La Vie en Rose ? I so wish it was... At least, the wine is quite good =) Dear Friends, At least, nobody can reproach me to bombard you with blog posts... Well, in fact, I feel very bad not to have kept you informed about what is... Continue reading
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Watering our baby vines with Love Dear Friends, I have not posted for a long time so here are some news coming from our good friend Robert Camuto who went at Mas des Brun to experience drought during a summer day at our vineyard It has been very dry here... Continue reading
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Just planted Cinsault baby vine on Gérard's Parcel Dear Friends, All winter, we have been preparing our Centenary Olive Grove parcel to welcome baby vines. This parcel was actually formed by two blocks with, in the middle, a small stone wall which we broke but more space and work convenience.... Continue reading
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With my 50 years old caterpillar-"chenillard". Thanks Chris for the great tee-shirt Dear Friends, I know that I am not posting much...but this project has not a lot to offer as news as it is still small. I wanted to start with a big thanks to my friend Robert who... Continue reading
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Plowing one foot around each baby vines has been my summer's morning work out. Braise and Smokey loved it too! Dear Friends, Summer is about to say good bye and our baby vines can thank the sky for a gentle climate and enough rain.. Humidity which can be an issue... Continue reading
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A sample of these lucky bugs that have settled down in our new baby vines. Don't miss the video of them at the end of this edition Dear Friends, I know that I have not writen for a long time and that it is late to announce but, as we... Continue reading
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Our very first rosé at Mas des Brun "Rosé may be the easiest wine to drink...but certainly the most difficult wine to make !" Dear Friends, I did not know how those gleaned grapes harvested mid October would do but it seems that they were actually quite good for rosé.... Continue reading
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Stomping on grapes... A great feeling Dear Friends, I still have not planted our very first vines but I was able to make some wine... Actually, I did a barrel of red in 2012 with some grapes I found unpicked just at the corner of our property. After having asked... Continue reading
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Cereals and Wild Flowers covering our future first vineyard parcel Dear Friends, A long time has passed since the last edition and I feel a bit bad about not posting but actually nothing really important things have happened at Mas des Brun. Mother Nature has actually worked well and done... Continue reading
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Tanguy finishing pruning our oldest olive tree, 500 years old as he estimates... Dear Friends, It has been a little while since I have communicated about our working project at Mas des Brun. A US wine trip to help promote the wines of Domaine Rouge-Bleu and the big project to... Continue reading
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Dear Friends, I was ready to plow out future vine parcel when a shepherd came to us and asked if we would be willing to let their tribe mow. I could not dream for a better way to amend and prepare our dear land so I gladly accepted Right after,... Continue reading
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Nude parcel, almost ready to become a small vineyard... Dear Friends, This year, Santa came a bit earlier as I received yesterday my first rights (51 acres - 1,3 acres) to plant. It still seems a bit surreal for me to think that I am going to farm grapes in... Continue reading
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Our new home, with beautiful centenary olive trees and, if the adminitration agrees, a future small vineyard Dear readers, I am so happy to continue sharing my wine passion with you. Like you may know, I have moved close to the Mediterranean and even if I am still deeply involved... Continue reading
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Mar 15, 2010