DOMAINE HUGHES BÉGUET is a winery in the Jura region of France.
OWNERS Caroline Hughes-Béguet (English) and Patrice-Hughes Béguet (Jurasien).
BACKGROUND In 2009 Patrice, a former IT consultant, qualified as an enologist. He and his wife then left their day jobs and city living to become winemakers in the Jura.
VINEYARDS The vineyard is in Mesnay, a small village adjacent to Arbois, in the Planches-près-Arbois gorge. The couple have a little over 3 hectares (7.4 acres) of vines within the AOC Arbois and AOC Arbois Pupillin zones, with a large majority of the local varieties Savagnin, as regards white grapes, and Ploussard in red.
CERTIFICATION 2012 First vintage with full organic certification. 2013 First vintage with full Demeter Biodynamic certification.
NATURAL WINEMAKING All wines from the 2015 and 2016 vintage wines were bottled unfiltered and with no added sulfites.
CONTACT Domaine Hughes Béguet, 1 rue Bardenet, F-39600 Mesnay (Jura), France / +33 (0)18.104.22.168.39 or 06.08.05.68.36 / www.hughesbeguet.com