Dry Extract Interview: Véronique Drouhin of Domaine Drouhin in Burgundy and Oregon
Véronique Drouhin of Domaine Drouhin in Burgundy and Oregon
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Véronique Boss-Drouhin was born into the Drouhin winemaking dynasty in Beaune, Burgundy. In 1987, her family established Domaine Drouhin in Oregon, USA. Véronique is globally recognized for her work in Burgundy and Oregon. She has made more than 30 vintages in each growing region and is considered an icon in both. In 2019, she was awarded the Légion d’Honneur, France’s highest award of merit.
The best advice I ever got
Never doubt that you deserve your opportunity.
My life motto
Stay positive, work hard and make it happen.
I am currently reading
Des diables et des saints by Jean-Baptiste Andrea
My most played music track
Piano Concerto No. 215 by Mozart
If I didn’t do my current job
I would be a forest manager
Skill I don’t currently possess but would like to have
To be a good pianist
My favourite kind of exercise
I relax while
Every vintage of my Vosne Romanée Les Petits Monts
My essential newspaper/magazine
My desert-island wine
Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches
I have learnt a lot from
Life, friends, family
My last meal and sip will be
At home with my husband, children and best friends and it will be self-service in the cellar!