Gérard Bertrand combined a career as a top-level rugby player and winemaker in his twenties, but is now entirely focused on his eponymous business in the Languedoc-Roussillon. In the course of a wide-ranging conversation, we discuss his pioneering grandmother, Paule, his commitment to biodynamics, his passion for blending grape varieties, and why the south of France is in his DNA.
To read more about Gérard, have a look at his company’s website. You can also follow him on Instagram @gerardbertrandofficial
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