Jean-Claude Mas

James Lawrence tries to keep up with France's whirlwind wine producer Jean-Claude Mas

29 Jul 2014 | By James Lawrence

Jean-Claude Mas works at a pace that would put any Olympic athlete to shame. Since acquiring his eighth estate, Domaine La Ferrandiere in February 2014, Mas has negotiated the purchase of land on a Venetian island, overseen a new tourism project, released a new range of wines and finally decided to get into bed with French supermarkets. Oh, and he still finds time to see his family, “occasionally” he admits, with a wry smile.

Katie Jones

Katie Jones recovers from last year's destroyed vintage to release new 2013 wine

24 Jul 2014 | By Richard Siddle

Katie Jones, the English winemaker based in the Languedoc in France, who saw last year’s vintage destroyed by vandals, has successfully released her new 2013 wine which is now available in the UK.

Anna and Wilson Thorburn owner of Domaine l'Ancienne Ecole

Anna Thorburn of Domaine l’Ancienne Ecole on leaving law to make wine in the Côtes du Rhône

22 Jul 2014 | By Erin Smith

Anna Thorburn talks with about embarking on every winelover’s dream- chucking it all to move to France and starting a winery.  She imparts her experience and the lessons learned about the joys and hard work it takes to make such a dream a reality.

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