Yvonne Seier Christensen Professional Curriculum Vitae
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The Basket Press is more than an essential piece of winemaking kit, it’s an iconic symbol of winemaking heritage, dating back to the 17th Century. In Champagne, the Basket Press is still making news as old gravity-driven methods offer more sustainable champagne production.

 

Basket Press is where you can dip into articles about the vineyards, vintages and vignerons behind those delicious bubbles!

 

So, pop a cork, pour a glass and read on…

  • ‘Wilding,’ in the ecological sense, means intervention to restore and maximise the richness of ecosystems. The term was coined back in the eighties, but as often happens, it has taken a couple of decades, some well-written books and articles, and TED talks, for Wilding to be introduced into dinner party conversations – and to become reality. And at Les Cinq Filles,we love it! In champagne, winemakers like myself are not so much ‘wilding,’ but we have been encouraged to adopt more eco-friendly principles in growing our vines. It......

  • Yvonne has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Viticulture and Oenology degree from the University of London’s Plumpton campus in the UK, and the official designation of Négociant Manipulant, from The Comité Champagne. Yvonne is also an entrepreneur, restaurauteur, photographer, philanthropist. She has founded a European ‘super car’ club, a women’s mentoring app and a professional cycling training centre. Yvonne is committed to biodiversity, organic cultivation and her heritage winery on the Côte des Blancs is being restored with guiding principles of sustainable carbon-neutral production. Yvonne has launched a......