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Women Wine Makers of Burgundy | Out from the Shadows

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Women Wine Makers of Burgundy | Out from the Shadows

by L.M. Archer, Palate Press Contributor


They used to call them “the hidden generation.” The women of Burgundy’s domaines: once banned, never heard, and rarely seen. Women in the shadows.

The women of the hidden generation were the mothers and grandmothers of today’s rock star wine makers like Ludivine Griveau, Hospices de Beaune’s first female wine maker since 1443. Her 2015 inaugural vintage broke all previous auction records. Read more…

Many thanks to the women wine makers of Burgundy who participated in this article for Palate Press.

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