Min: €0 Max: €5

Coudray-Bizot; The Philosopher in the Vines


A visit to the cellar and vineyards of Jean-Jacques Coudray-Bizot becomes a lesson, not just in grapes and soil, but in philosophy, the intellectual process, and the inner workings of Burgundian culture. As you walk among his vines, Jean-Jacques’ musings range from ideas about viticulture, to development around the city of Beaune, the writings of René Descartes, and the nature of self-doubt. It’s this self-questioning nature that is perhaps most crucial to the understanding of Jean-Jacques’ methods. Everything done in the vineyards and in the cellar is considered, investigated and then considered again. This rigorous and methodological process was passed down to Jean-Jacques from his grandfather Dr. Bizot, who was a surgeon and wine maker at the Hospice du Beaune, and whose favorite saying about wine was, “you have to hurry up and wait!”

No products found...

Please accept cookies to help us improve this website Is this OK? Yes No More on cookies »