Yesterday I caught up with Isabel Ferrando, owner and winemaker at her twin Châteauneuf-du-Pape estates of Domaine St.-Préfert and Domaine Colombis. She told me a funny story about her first days in the wine world, and where she learned to make wine. She’s always credited Lucien Michel of Le Vieux Donjon, Henri Bonneau, Philippe Cambie and other people in Châteauneuf with helping her get started, and they all remain close friends and colleagues today. But she had a secret to tell.
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