Deep in the wilds of south-west France there’s a vineyard that was planted over 200 years ago with unknown vines that may hold the secret to fighting climate change.
Join us as we head (virtually) out to Gascony to peer into the mists of wine history and see what lessons it holds for the future. Olivier Bourdet-Pees of the dynamic Plaimont cooperative is our genial, beret-wearing guide, introducing us to grape varieties we’ve never heard of and explaining how this region has been reinvigorated after making some of, ‘the worst wine in France 40 years ago’.
This episode is sponsored by AOC St Mont and features a number of wines including Plaimont’s iconic Vignes Préphylloxériques bottling (see below for more details).
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