For Jean GUITON the adventure began inBligny-les-Beaune in 1975, with 2 hectares ofvines worked under a sharecroppingagreement. A first vat room was built in 1977,with a cellar and the family home added in1979. By 1985, the domaine's vineyards hadgradually increased to 4.5 hectares lying in theLadoix, Aloxe-Corton and Bligny-les-Beauneareas.In 1986, with the addition of the Pernand 1erCru, Savigny 1er Cru and Beaune 1er Cruappellations, the domaine grew to 10 hectares.A new vat room, which was more spaciousand better equipped with stainless steel vatsand a temperature control system, wascreated. An ageing cellar for up to 300 barrelswas also constructed in 1989. A few vineyardplots in the Volnay and Pommard appellationswere also added. In 2000, Jean's son,Guillaume, joined the domaine bringing withhim a dash of daring! Today, he works 11.5hectares of vineyards in the Côte de Beaune.The wines are aged for 18 months, entirely inoak barrels, 20% of which are new. Today,Domaine Guiton's wines have become starson London restaurant scene
by Guillaume Guiton
Jean Guiton founded the Domaine in 1975 and his son, Guillaume, joined the family business in 1998. Today, they produce wines on the most beautiful land of la Côte de Beaune, especially in Pommard, Volnay, Beaune Savigny, Ladoix Serrigny et Aloxe-Corton. The Guiton family crafts wines of real charm, finesse and purity. It is not surprising that some of his outputs are the best selling wines across the top tables of London restaurants.