DERENONCOURT CONSULTANTS

The unique qualities of a soil can reveal a fine wine

DERENONCOURT CONSULTANTS

Extract the best expression of terroir

DERENONCOURT CONSULTANTS

A guarantee of excellence

For many observers, Derenoncourt Consultants embodies the new generation of consultants working in viticulture & wine-making. It is undoubtedly this all-encompassing perception of a vineyard that mostly clearly represents Derenoncourt Consultants’ speciality.

A wine’s identity is defined by observing the place where the grapes are grown, by making a careful note of each and every detail, taking into consideration the soil and sub-soil, the orientation of the vines and the climate.

Establishing an ethos for wine production adapted to the vineyard itself enables the grower to produce grapes capable of revealing true character, unique wines that recount their history. Humankind comes and goes, but soils remain…

Stéphane Derenoncourt

August 2016 – Gestion du palissage et surface foliaire dans les pays chauds

Gestion du palissage et surface foliaire dans les pays chauds Dans les pays chauds la conduite de la vigne se fait par rapport à la faible disponibilité en eau et aux risques liés au soleil. Au cœur de l’été, les températures peuvent dépasser les 40°C plusieurs jours...

JULY 2016 – DOUBLE GRAFTING AND GRAFTING ON SITE

DOUBLE GRAFTING AND GRAFTING ON SITE Change variety or clone: If a grape variety or clone is better suited to the one in place, this method makes it possible to establish the plot without having to uproot.  In this way, the winegrower takes advantage of established...

JUNE 2016 – TAKING CARE OF THE SOIL BENEATH THE VINE ROW

TAKING CARE OF THE SOIL BENEATH THE VINE ROW Caring for the soil between vine stocks is specifically the small area of land situated beneath the row of vines.  The main objectives of weeding are:  to control competition between roots found in the grass-covered area...

MAY 2016

QUALITY CONTROL OF CORKS DURING BOTTLING Bottling and corking are the last key technical procedures controlled by the winegrower. The aim is to conserve the flawlessness of his wine during this procedure, as well as ensure consistent quality for all the bottles.  Over...

MARCH 2016

ESTABLISHING AND MANAGING A NURSERY ON A WINE ESTATE The island of Santorini (Greece) The wine Estate Argyros wanted to develop and establish the island's indigenous and emblematic grape varieties. An exceptional geo-climatic environment Weather conditions are extreme...