Born in Alsace, Céline and Nicolas quickly fell in love with wine and with each other. They headed South to the Beaujolais region, where they also fell for the gnarly old Gamay vines of an estate in Chénas. They now farm 4 hectares (9.88 acres) of old-vine, densely planted Gamay growing on steep granitic, sandy soils in the towns of Chénas, Juliénas, and Moulin à Vent.