Episode 4: Harvest in Burgundy

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BURGUNDY'S CÔTE D'OR

Harvesting Grand Cru
Harvesting Grand Cru

Corton Charlemagne (Photo by Yuko :)

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Guillaume and Tomoko
Guillaume and Tomoko

Fearless Leaders

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Chanterêves
Chanterêves

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Harvesting Grand Cru
Harvesting Grand Cru

Corton Charlemagne (Photo by Yuko :)

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Photos taken on the scene by Esa and Brenna. Domaine Clair photos by Michel Joly.

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FEATURED GUESTS:

Tomoko Kuriyama
Tomoko Kuriyama

Chanterêves

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Guillaume Bott
Guillaume Bott

Chanterêves

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Edouard Clair
Edouard Clair

Domaine Bruno Clair

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Paul Wasserman
Paul Wasserman

Becky Wasserman & Co.

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WITH SPECIAL THANKS TO:

This episode was made possible by countless friends and supporters, including:

Esa Eslami, Ali Massi, Jerusha Frost, and Cara Humphries.

Special Episode Sponsor:

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Hautes Côtes is a boutique travel and event planning company based in the Hautes Côtes de Beaune. The proprieters, Loïc Lamy and Milena Berman, personally organize wine and cultural experiences with a focus on unique and personal encounters on and off the beaten route des vins. These experiences are are truly terroir focused, in that they succeed in illustrating how geography, culture, and tradition influence a sense of place.

-Their programs are conceived through collaboration with chefs and winemakers, artisans and artists, geologists (!), environmentalists and local thought-leaders for a holistic and conscious approach to tourism. Loïc and Milena are also on a mission to promote the conservation of terroir and efforts to “build back better," so each Hautes Côtes project includes a donation to a local (terroir) preservation fund, a regenerative farming project, or a wine-industry impact foundation supporting climate or social justice. 

Learn more at www.hautescotes.com/en

Harvest Episode Photography
(Domaine Bruno Clair):
By Michel Joly

Michel Joly is a self-taught photographer currently located in Savigny-Les-Beaune. Though he initially spent five years focusing on studio work in Clermont Ferrand, his desire to travel drew him to outdoor and journalistic assignments, first working for architects and industrialists and then for Centre France La Montagne (a daily press group).

Recognized for his creative use of light and honest yet sensitive portraiture, Joly was increasingly sought-out for magazine and other print media assignments. In 1995, he moved to Burgundy and became the official photographer for the Freeway Group, the producers of several French regional magazines and the Carnet de Voyages.

In 2004, Joly shifted to digital photography and began working independently as a contract photojournalist for a number of French and international magazines. Today, whether in Burgundy or elsewhere, over half of his work is in connection with wine production. Among his other creative endeavors, Joly is one of the principal photographers of the successful candidature of “Burgundy Vineyard Climats” to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

See more of Michel's work at https://micheljoly.viewbook.com/

SEASON 2 PARTNERS

This season would not be possible without the support from the following premier partners. We have teamed up with leaders in our industry who have in-depth, personal knowledge of this historic region. Follow along on their social channels as we work together to bring you access to personal experiences, wine access, and curated recommendations to accompany this podcast season.

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Becky Wasserman founded her company in 1979 to sell domaine-bottled Burgundies, a rarity at the time. She is credited as one of the most important influencers for the popularity of the region with an international audience. Today, Becky Wasserman & Co represents extraordinary wineries from all over France. They are small, for the most part organic or biodynamic, and do not like to fully comform to fashion. 

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La Paulée is a celebration of the greatest wines of Burgundy hosted annually in New York and other cities, features a series of small dinners, tastings, and seminars, culminating in the event's signature Grand Tasting and Gala Dinner. Founded by renowned sommelier Daniel Johnnes and modeled after La Paulée de Meursault, a traditional harvest celebration, La Paulée celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2020 and is returning with a full program of live events in March 2022.

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Established in 1820, Acker is the oldest wine shop in America and the world’s largest wine auction house. No one sells more fine and rare Burgundy in America than Acker.  Whether it is our deep retail inventory of fine and rare wine, monthly live or weekly web wine auctions, or first class wine education experiences, we have something new for you every day.  We have also worked directly with almost two dozen of Burgundy’s finest producers, representing jewels straight from their cellars.  Acker, the World’s Destination for Fine & Rare Wine TM.  Raise your glass with us! 

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