Savoie ("sav-wah") is a little-known wine producing region in France borderd by Switzerland to the east and produces both red and white wines based on local, indigenous grapes including Mondeuse ("mohn-deuhz") - the best examples of which are grown in the Arbin cru in southern Savoie. Jean Vullien has been cultivating thse vineyards for 40 years and is now joined by his sons David and Olivier. Sustainable
Sustainable viticulture is the journey of continually improving one's ability to minimize farming's environmental and social footprints by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides in order to to promote soil health, with an ethos that also takes into account energy use, water use, farm biodiversity, climate change and worker welfare and safety are issues.
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