Hailing from Luberon, in the heart of Provence, France, where winemaking in the region dates back to antiquity. Many believe that Rosé was the first style of wine to be made in the South of France; today it is certainly the most widely enjoyed.
Benjamin still remembers his first day as a young intern at Chateau Fuisse, a 6th generation, family-owned estate in Burgundy. He stood among the barrels in Fuisse’s cellar and remembers thinking to himself: 600 years ago, someone was standing in the same position, thinking about making wine here. He has since made wine in the Languedoc Roussillon, Bordeaux and Provence. Accomplished as a French winemaker, he became Head Winemaker and Director at the prestigious Vina Apaltagua in Chile, under the guidance of Chilean oenologist Alvaro Espinoza. Today, he owns his own winery in Provence.