Discover the region
The Charly-sur-Marne vines have been in the Baron family since the 17th century. They are located on the wonderful Coteaux of the Vallée de la Marne, west of the Champagne wine-growing region. The history of the Baron-Fuenté House, however, truly starts in 1962 when Gabriel Baron and Dolorès Fuenté receive 1-hectare of vines from Gabriel’s father as a wedding present. Passionate and audacious, the Maison Baron-Fuenté is founded in 1967 and their first cuvées from the family’s vines are produced. Dolorès and Gabriel’s children decide to join the family business to continue to make it flourish. Sophie is the first, in 1983. Thanks to her father, she learns the demanding job of a wine-grower, and acquires a true understanding of the secrets of both the Coteaux Champenois, and their emblematic grape varieties to be able to run the vineyard. Ignace, passionate about how famous Champenoises bubbles are produced, joins in 1992. His father passes down all of the family’s know-how and before he retires, allowing his son to develop his own style. Since then, Ignace has been working on Baron-Fuenté champagnes, bringing together deep respect for the terroir, Baron-Fuenté’s historical style and modern wine-making techniques. Today, Sophie and Ignace Baron are the proud owners of the 40-hectare vineyard and work every day to offer you the opportunity to discover the most beautiful expression of their family’s legacy, to safeguard their knowhow and to pass down their passion to the next generation in the family.