BritPack is born!

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Allow me to introduce you to the Brit Pack! So, what’s it all about? The Brit Pack is made up of 4 British families who moved to the south of France to become wine producers. Along with us at Mirabeau Wine, the members are Charles & Ruth Simpson of Domaine Sainte Rose, James & Catherine Kinglake of Domaine Begude and Robert Eden of Chateau Maris. A dedicated website is under development and should be up and running in May.

A passion for wine brought each of us to the south of France. But we all came with a very different perspective, which we believe is what sets us apart. This allows us to combine the best of both worlds by combining a British perspective on wine with the heritage of winemaking in France.

We know that in order to succeed in a highly competitive global market we need to be innovative and dynamic in terms of viticulture, winemaking and marketing.

We are all rising to the challenge and have come together as a group to promote our common goals as members of the Brit Pack. The Brit Pack wines are (or soon will be) available at Waitrose and on WaitroseDirect.

Stephen Cronk
The author: Stephen Cronk

I became captivated with the world of wine whilst on a visit to the Barossa Valley during my gap year in Australia. I went on to join a London wine merchant and studied wine for several years before starting my own wine business at 24. I sold the business aged 30 and went into Telecoms for 15 years, during which time I began cooking up the plan to create Mirabeau.

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