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La vigne en héritage

( Season 1 )
When the great French wine estates continue to uphold the tradition of working together as a family... Eight episodes that endeavour to present the vineyards and the historical heritage that forms part of their renown.

Episodes

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2
Château Roubine

Situated five kilometres from Lorgues, in the Var hinterland, Château Roubine, whose Provençal name means "stream" has been owned by Valérie Rousselle since 1994. As a first-generation winegrower, this enterprising countrywoman displays no shortage of skill and energy in managing this 90-hectare cru classé.

Director: Éric de Lochner (France, 2019)
Episode
3
Domaine Taittinger

The Taittingers, who have run this estate for almost a century, are constantly striving for excellence. "When our family name features on a bottle, we have a responsibility and standards to maintain at all times. This signature represents both the know-how of the past and our commitment to tomorrow".

Director: Éric de Lochner (France, 2019)
Episode
4
Château Angelus

A stone's throw from the village of Saint-Émilion, Château Angélus and its outstanding buildings mark the permanence of the Boüard de la Forest family, who have owned and run the estate for eight generations. Their continuity is assured and new ground broken each time...

Director: Éric de Lochner (France, 2019)

Episode
5
Maison Frapin

The secrets of one of the most prestigious cognac houses. Based in Charente since 1270, the Frapin family is today represented by Jean-Pierre Cointreau, who manages the estate. With his two sisters and their twelve children, he is heir to a family of twenty-one generations of winegrowers and later distillers.

Director: Éric de Lochner (France, 2019)

Episode
6
Château de Camarsac

Located on a headland near a waterway and the Dordogne Valley, the Château de Camarsac belongs to the Lurtons. Heir to a famous family of Bordeaux winegrowers, after some time outside the wine sector, Thierry Lurton finally chose to pursue his professional career at Camarsac.

Director: Éric de Lochner (France, 2019)
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Château Smith Haut-Lafitte

It was in 1990 that Florence and Daniel Cathiard, a skiing couple, purchased Château Smith Haut Lafitte. They did so with the firm intention of continuing the tradition of excellence associated with this superb cru, whose name has been one of the most emblematic Bordeaux wines for several centuries now.

Director: Éric de Lochner (France, 2019)