The Wines of the Jura

Like Nothing Else
With Jean-Louis Carbonnier
Tuesday Mar 22 2011


This isolated mountainous region located in eastern France produces a wide variety of wines--white, Jaune, rosé, red, sparkling and sweet-- incorporating some unusual grapes such as Savagnin, Poulsard and Trousseau. Juras's distinctiveness is what made the Arbois AOC one of first recognized by the INAO. Find out what makes the wines of this region so unique!

Presenter: Jean-Louis Carbonnier, Carbonnier Communications

Jean- Louis Carbonnier is the founder of Carbonnier Communications, a marketing and public relations consultancy specializing in terroir and artisan products. Jean-Louis is the United States PR for the Jura and Cahors Wine Organisations.

His other clients include Chteau Palmer, Adams French Vineyards, the Bureau National of Cognac and the Comté Cheese Association. Prior to establishing Carbonnier Communications, Jean-Louis was the US representative and spokesperson of the Comit Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne - the Champagne houses and growers' organization - for over ten years.

Learn more about Jura wines:

Learn about the complex and fascinating wines of Jura with the French Wine Scholar study and certification program.

The Wines of the Jura with Jean-Louis Carbonnier