Producer Profile

Les Vins de Lavie

Les Vins de Lavie employs biodynamic preparations and organic farming, grounded in a deep understanding and observation of natural balance: climate, soil, and plants. They harvest grapes at peak maturity and ferment them in vats.

Where The Wines Come From


Bugey, nestled in the eastern foothills of the French Alps, is emerging as a promising region for natural winemaking. With its rugged terrain, diverse microclimates, and ancient soils, Bugey offers a unique terroir for sustainable viticulture. Natural winemakers in the region prioritize organic and biodynamic farming practices, cultivating indigenous grape varieties such as Gamay, Mondeuse, and Altesse with minimal intervention. By eschewing chemical additives and focusing on natural fermentation, they produce wines that reflect the region's pristine landscapes and alpine freshness. Bugey's natural wines are known for their purity, elegance, and expressive fruit flavors, with reds offering vibrant berry notes and whites showcasing crisp acidity and floral aromatics. As the demand for authentic and terroir-driven wines continues to grow, Bugey remains at the forefront of France's natural wine movement, offering a taste of its unique terroir and artisanal winemaking traditions with each bottle.