Billet marqué "pickers"

An intergenerational organisation

Publié le 27 août 2011 dans Our company, The harvest | 0 commentaire

An intergenerational organisation

One of the particularities of the Champagne Marc Chauvet company resides in the distribution of work. The vineyard is maintained by men, under the direction of  Nicolas, and wine making is provided by women, under the impetus of  Clotilde.

 

 

 

Distribution of roles during the grape harvest

The Pressing Centre is managed by muscular men, while the winery belongs exclusively to women. The small dishes served midday and evening are lovingly cooked by the older members…

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Rain complicates the 2nd day of harvest!

Publié le 26 août 2011 dans The harvest | 1 commentaire

Rain complicates the 2nd day of harvest!

Today, bad luck for the pickers, it raining! And it’s bucketing down… Large storms erupted over the Champagne, the pickers have not had the time to get to safety in the truck. They are already soaked in the morning! It has been several years that it hasn’t rained during the grape harvest. The roads are wet, trucks bogged: there is even congestion in the vines!

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The 2011 grape harvest starts

Publié le 25 août 2011 dans The harvest | 0 commentaire

The 2011 grape harvest starts

Here we go!

The entire team of  Champagne Marc Chauvet is in the starting blocks…

After 3 days of intense preparation, cleaning, storage, hardware verification, the 2011 harvest has finally started, with joy and good humour. The excitement is palpable in every corner of the company!

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