Domaine Treloar

by  |  18-04-2015

The first time that I met winemaking Englishman, Jonathan Hesford was at Arrels del Vi in 2013 in Sant Martí d’Empúries, Catalonia. This was followed by a fair called Vignerons des Aspres in Thuir, France at the old Byrrh vermouth factory. There was also a small, laid back natural wine fair of Roussillon producers in Thuir as well. Then there was the Vin’Aqui fair in Argelès-sur-Mer, France quite recently. There may have been some other times as well, but it got to a point where it was quite ridiculous to not have actually visited Jonathan and his wife, Rachel Treloar’s cellar, Domaine Treloar. Just as the vines were turning color and the leaves falling in early November we managed to make this visit, bathed in the glow of the setting sun and Jonathan’s wonderfully welcoming ways. How he, Rachel, and their children came to live in this small village about […]
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