Our Vineyard

Our history begins at the beginning of the XVIIIth century when the Jardin à Villedommange family acquired their first parcels of vines then decided to vinify and market their own Champagne. 



After several generations, it was in 1908 that our great-grandfather Marcel Jardin received several awards, notably that of the Concours des Vins Agricoles in Paris; thanks to his tenacity and his motivation to produce wines of excellence.


During the two world wars, he was an aerial photographer who survived and was rewarded with the Legion of Honour after the Second World War.



Afterwards, her only daughter Micheline goes to

naturally take over, 

assisted by her husband Gilbert Constant,

always guided by the grandfather.

They're gonna create their own brand in

turn Gilbert Constant Champagne.



Many years later, their daughter

Claire-Marie will, in turn, take over the 

torch with her husband Thierry Grandin.


They create their own brand in turn

in 1982, which is today's.



From then on Thierry got involved in the appellation

Champenoise and cooperation by becoming president of the Coopérative L' Entraide in La Neuville aux Larris. This story has been going on for more than thirty years...



Our vineyard consists of about 5 hectares divided into about 30 parcels. We mainly cultivate the Meunier grape variety as well as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. 



Since the beginning of the 2000s, our prognosis has been for a healthy viticulture so that our vines can deliver the aromatic aromas necessary for the elaboration of our champagne. 



Respect for the environment through new farming practices, with the total abandonment of herbicides, has gradually become a priority on the estate.



In this approach, we carried out the total natural grass cover of our parcels, which contributed to the blooming of our different terroirs, thanks to an improvement in the ripeness of our grapes while bringing structure to the soil, while preserving biodiversity. 




"We don't inherit the land from our parents, we borrow it
from our children." 

Thanks to Thierry's experience in wine and Champagne, Claire-Marie at the marketing and their son Pierre, who returned to the estate after studying wine making and a business school, the Champagne Thierry Grandin does everything in its power to offer you a quality service, and always with a smile, we want to do so.

Thierry... Terroir & Tradition 

It is thus, thanks to our parcel and our commitments, that each year, we manage to elaborate our wines with the typicality of our terroir, so close, that reflects us...

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