Paris Paysanne Podcast Episode 8: The Grape Harvest

Welcome to Season 2 of the Paris Paysanne Podcast. This episode is all about the grape harvests in the Loire Valley. We'll speak with Jean Noël Destrehem about using horses for agricultural purposes, Juliette Bouchaud about bringing plant and animal life together, and winemaker Julien Pineau about creating biodiversity among the vines

Jean Noël Destrehem and his horse, Silène give a helping hand, and hoof, to winemakers, farmers, and other artisans across France. See below for a video of the two at work in the vines!

Juliette Bouchaud is a student on biodynamic farming and has worked on farms and vineyards all over France. 

Julien Pineau is a winemaker in Touraine. This is his first year making his own wine, after working for a variety of other winemakers. You can learn more about Julien's story on