Different appellations, shared philosophy: How three châteaux in Bordeaux are collaborating on sustainability

By Tobias Webb

In this podcast, Toby Webb speaks with Éloi Jacob, managing director at Château Fourcas Hosten; Marie-Laure Latorre, managing director at Château Jean Faure; and Lisa Saunière, managing director at Château de La Dauphine on how they are working together towards a shared vision of sustainable wine.

They discuss their collaboration, their sustainability journeys, the challenges of going organic in Bordeaux, and how to talk about sustainability to consumers.

Château Fourcas Hosten
Château Jean Faure
Château Jean Faure
Château Fourcas Hosten
Château de La Dauphine


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About the author

Tobias Webb

Toby Webb is co-founder of Sustainable Wine. He is also founder of Innovation Forum, a leading platform for change in sustainable supply chains. He has spent 20+ years working in business and sustainability and has spent ten years teaching the subject at various London universities. He advises a number of companies large and small on sustainability. Businesses he has worked with include Patagonia, Interface, Bayer, SOK Group, Boots/Walgreens, Metro, Unilever, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, Sainsbury’s, and many others. He co-authored the UK’s national CSR strategy for David Cameron from 2006-10. He has been organising events, advising, teaching writing, blogging and podcasting on sustainable business since 2001. His (non-wine) blog is at www.sustainablesmartbusiness.com