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November 2, 2012 Comments (0) Views: 1039 Beaujolais Diary

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Young Winemaker Romain Jambon, or “Tranch/Slice” as he is known to his friends.

Although Beaujolais has a vinous history that goes way back, there is currently a sizeable contingent of young Winemakers aged between 25 and 35 that are pushing the boundaries and breaking many, if not all, of the rules that went before.

These dynamic men and women are shaping today’s Beaujolais (both Cru and Villages) and paving the way to a glorious future for a region that for many has fallen out of favour over the past few decades.

Winemaker Romain Jambon is certainly one of the new breed, and on the seven hectares of rented vines surrounding his farmhouse he has been producing some rather good Brouilly…

Good Food Revolution’s Jamie Drummond continues his journey in Beaujolais, France.

 

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Edinburgh-born/Toronto-based Sommelier, consultant, writer, judge, and educator Jamie Drummond is the Director of Programs/Editor of Good Food Revolution… And he learned that fruitflies are greedy for lees at Romain’s place.

 

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