Archive for the ‘Catherine et Pierre Breton’ Category

Sampler de la Femme

Tweet by Jennifer Oakes Women have scored some exciting achievements lately in the political, sporting, and human rights realms, and why not? We make up 50 percent of the population, so it shouldn’t be surprising that a woman’s ingenuity, talent, and fortitude would produce social ripples or even full-throttle world change—although she may still have […]

La Dilettante

Tweet by Sarah Hernan Catherine Breton took a circuitous path to becoming a winemaker. Though she was born into a winemaking family who has inhabited Vouvray for five generations, in her youth, neither wines nor vines interested her. Actually, she didn’t drink wine before she turned 25. She once told me she felt like the […]

Harvest With The Bretons

Tweet In early October, Loire Valley vigneron Pierre Breton, of Domaine Catherine et Pierre Breton,  sent out daily emails updating us on how harvest was going. He included a couple photos and a few words about what they did each day. I started anticipating his daily missive and thought it would be great to share […]