October 16, 2014
He is the new rock star of Beaujolais. His wines are extolled like no others in the region. His name — Jules Desjourneys.
But don’t try using Google image search to find out what he looks like. The name is a pseudonym, invented by Fabien Duperray for his new wine making venture.
There has been some speculation about this invented name. The “Jules” may very well come from Duperray’s admiration of Jules Chauvet, one of the pioneers of Beaujolais’ natural wine movement. Speculation also has it ... [More]