In the legendary world of the small importer, every bottle has a story.
In the sub-culture of wine marketing, the most-interesting tales are told of indie wine importers who got their starts tirelessly and sometimes fanatically searching out small wine producers in their chosen regions – the Loire or Liguria, Austria or Australia, Piemonte or Provence. Almost always these importers are solitary men who bird-dog the trade fairs and spend weeks along the back r
A conversation with Vidal-Fleury's Guy Sarton du Jonchay.
Guy Sarton du Jonchay, managing director of the Rhone’s Vidal-Fleury wine concern, was in United States recently, and, although schedule conflicts prevented me from tasting wines with him, we were able to speak by phone.