Christophe Kaczmarek, founder of French Beaches

Christophe Kaczmarek, founder of French Beaches: how to combine audacity, fun and respect for life

Today my guest is Christophe Kaczmarek, founder of French Beaches. He offers both approachable and terroir wines in his range, always respectful of life. His watchwords are audacity, fun and modernity. He wants to create a bridge between the wine worlds through his originality and quirky tone.

Aujourd’hui je suis avec Christophe Kaczmarek, le fondateur de French Beaches. Il propose à travers sa gamme des vins faciles d’approche mais aussi des cuvées de terroir, toujours dans le respect du vivant. Ses mots d’ordre sont l’audace, le fun et la modernité. Il souhaite créer un pont entre les mondes du vin à travers son originalité et son ton décalé.

Romain Ott observing a glass of wine

Behind-the-scenes of the Provençal winery Léoube, with Romain Ott (winemaker)

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Nestled in the heart of Provence, Château Léoube is an oasis of calm between orchards, olive trees… and vines. The vines are nurtured by the ochre soil, the azure of Mediterranean sea and the sun. A peaceful and delightful background to return to your roots.
No doubt that the Bamford family fell in love with this paradise in 1997.
With an annual production limited to 40,000 bottles, Château Léoube’s wines are fine, natural and elegant. They are made with passion by Romain Ott, the estate’s winemaker since 2000.
Romain Ott is a well-known name among the wine enthusiasts…

Let’s wander together in wonderful Burgundy: Domaine Heitz-Lochardet!

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I wanted to pay Armand Heitz a visit. I really wanted it. Of course I can prove it: back on July 29 I took a 7-hour-long train ride to visit the estate. And do nothing else… I visited the lovely vineyards, tasted the wines and went right back home for another 7-hour-long train ride. Another epic wine trip in Burgundy!

You’re probably thinking I’m crazy. Well maybe I am… But I love Bourgogne and getting to visit another of its wonderful estates was worth it. Domaine Heitz-Lochardet was worth it!