Romantic notions surround the art of winemaking – rolling hills basking in the sunlight, Tuscan skies, vignerons tending their grapes and a charming winery on location. But in reality, many producers don’t own a winery, and often don’t even own any vineyards.
“A lot of winemakers like me use other good facilities. For me, I couldn’t justify buying a winery. Apart from the enormous financial cost, there is the cost to the environment to consider”