A folk hero for fine wine

When Aimé Guibert moved to the south of France she took on a global giant and won

29th May, 2016
Aimé Guibert, who died last week aged 91 and whose funeral was held in CorkPicture: Mick Rock/Cephas

Last week, in the small village of Kilcrohane in west Cork, looking across Dunmanus Bay to Mizen Head, the family, colleagues and friends of Aimé Guibert assembled for his funeral. This was a place he loved, where he had a much-treasured home, and where he fished daily.

Guibert, who was 91 when he died, was the founder of a great winery, an ardent campaigner for authentic local production methods, and an opponent of the...

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