DOMINUS ESTATE RECEIVES ORGANIC CERTIFICATIONImage
Dominus Estate is pleased to announce that the sustainably and dry farmed Napanook vineyard received its CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) certification for organic farming practices on May 10, 2021.
Over the years, Dominus Estate has worked to achieve the Napa Green Land and the Napa[...]Read more >
Grape rinsing in NAPA following the wildfires
Since 1983, we have practiced rinsing the vineyard two or three weeks before harvest. The goal is to refresh the grapes and leaves by eliminating accumulated dust, the equivalent of taking a shower after a hot day. The water necessary for this practice is very limited, roughly 0.8 liters per[...]Read more >
Nesting Boxes: protecting the fauna in our vineyardsImage
The environment is more than ever at the center of our concerns, whether it be within our vineyards or in the natural spaces that encompass them. These areas are the habitats for wildlife that crucially must be encouraged to settle, develop and thrive.
For many years now we have adapted our[...]Read more >
Clos la Madeleine: the Latest Addition to Domaines Jean-Pierre MoueixImage
We are pleased to inform you that, on September 25th 2017, we finalized the acquisition of Clos la Madeleine, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé, and Château Magnan la Gaffelière, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru.
Located on the central limestone plateau of Saint-Émilion, surrounded by the vineyard of Château[...]Read more >
Our environmental approach: a quest for balance
In the same way that we tailor our viticulture to the individual characteristics of each micro-terroir (geology, micro-climates, rootstocks, vine vigor and age among a variety of other factors), our work to preserve the environment is equally rooted in meticulous observation and the quest for[...]Read more >
Green harvest at Château Bélair-MonangeImage
First introduced by Christian Moueix in 1973, green harvesting, or the elimination of certain clusters to ensure that the fruit left on the vine will ripen homogenously, was at first unanimously shunned, before slowly being tolerated, accepted, and, today, virtually universally considered an[...]Read more >