Jean-Pierre / Marie- Alix /

SENS DE LA TERRE :

THIS VINEYARD WAS SET UP BY GUY, IT IS NOW AT TURNING A POINT WHERE TIME HAS AGED. THIS SMALL FAMILY WINE ESTATE MUST NOW BE TRANSMITTED TO FUTURE GENERATIONS.                                                                                 CHILDREN, GRAND-CHILDREN, NEIGHBOURS AND FRIENDS GATHER EVERY YEAR AROUND THE BEGINNING OF AUTOMN TO HARVEST GRAPES TO MAKE WINE DURING THE WINTER. THE MAKING OF THE “CAHOR” WINE (PROTECTED APPELATION) HAS NOT CHANGED AND IS RESPECTFUL TO THE ENVIRONMENT "LE SENS DE LA TERRE”. THE RESPECT AND PERPETUATION OF THE RURAL TRADITION GOES IN “LE SENS DE LA TERRE”. THIS WILL ALLOW THE FAMILY TRADITION TO REMAIN THROUGHOUT GENERATIONS IN MEMORY OF GUY.
THE TASK: REPORTING THE MEMORIES OF THIS FAMILY.
MY ROLE: PHOTOGRAPHER / IMAGE RETOUCHER.
LEICA M 
YEAR : 2018 / 2020

Pierre / Marie-Alix , collecting grapes

Guy collecting grapes

Jean-Pierre / , spliting grapes in the wine crusher

grapes crusher

Marie cutting grapes

Francis / , emptying the crusher into the wine collector. 

Guy taking samples of the year.

Guy / Jean-Pierre / Marie. verifying the level of sugar in a sample. 

neighbour dog taking a nap in between wine trees 

wine container

pétanque after the hard working morning and a good lunch.

Guy monitoring the filling of the wine containers.