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Olivier Cousin Needs Your Help!

On October 11, 2011, in Blog, Free Cousin, by Nick Gorevic
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Most winemakers don’t treat their vineyard like a treasured hand-tilled garden, or choose to work their land with horses.  Olivier Cousin does choose these ways, and for those reasons he doesn’t fit into the established order of French Winemaking. He, like many other natural winemakers, has decided not to work within the Appellation Origine Controlée system anymore – a system that has been broken for quite some time.  They instead choose the Vin de Table (Table Wine) classification. Inter Loire, the French government authority that oversees the appellation system, sees some of his labeling practices as a challenge to their authority.

A distributor of Olivier’s in Europe, in attempt to have a little fun, adorned some of his cases with “Appellation Olivier Cousin.” They were poking fun at the system, and at the same time making a statement that Olivier’s wines are entirely unique, and also more representative of the AOC Anjou than most AOC Anjou wines, since his wines are the expression of this unique place and terroir.

Inter Loire has responded to this joke with very a very serious reprimand. They have locked Olivier’s bank account, and are threatening him with jail time, for this heinous offense, and for using the words “Anjou pur Breton” on his label. For more details on the case, check out this decanter article. 

Please show your support for Olivier and sign the petition below, and it will be forwarded to the appropriate authorities in France. The box has been filled in with the French and English versions of a letter that is being passed along, but feel free to add your own thoughts about Olivier’s wines and his importance in the US marketplace.

Your comments on the petition and email address is kept confidential, however if you’d like them to be public, please leave them in the comments below!

Update: You can also help Olivier by buying a tee-shirt here. 

PLEASE NOTE: If you have already signed another petition, do not sign again here.

 

Olivier Cousin

Lettre au procureur

French

Nous, vignerons, journalistes, cavistes, importateurs, affirmons notre
soutien à Olivier Cousin.

Nous nous indignons qu’on l’accuse de nuire à son appellation.

Olivier Cousin incarne une des plus belles images angevines. Sa
médiatisation en est témoin. Ses pratiques culturales respectent son
terroir. Le vin qui en émane le traduit sans aucune interférence et propage
l’identité angevine dans le monde entier.

Mieux, Olivier Cousin est un des acteurs principaux du renouveau du vignoble
: il soutien activement et physiquement les jeunes installations.

Enfin, il est à l’origine de la révolution du cheval de trait dans toute la
Loire.

Nous, vignerons, journalistes, cavistes, importateurs, apportons notre appui
solidaire à Olivier Cousin et dénonçons les persécutions dont il est
l’objet.

English version

We, winemakers, journalists, wine merchants, importers and consumers, affirm our support
for Olivier Cousin.

We are indignant that he is being accused of harming the name of his Appellation.

Olivier Cousin embodies one of the most beautiful images of the wines of the
Anjou. He is the best media coverage you could hope for. His methods
respect his terroir. The wine he produces propagates a good image of the
Loire Valley, and particularly the little-know Anjou AOC throughout the world.

In addition, Olivier Cousin is one of the main players in the revival of the
appellation: he actively supports and gives his physical energy to helping young winemakers starting new vineyards in Anjou.

Finally, it is Olivier who has lead the revolution of using horses in the
vines throughout the Loire Valley.

We, winemakers, journalists, wine merchants, and importers offer our support
and solidarity to Olivier Cousin and denounce the persecution he is
undergoing.

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20 Responses to Olivier Cousin Needs Your Help!

  1. This is an utter travesty. The AOC, while striving to preserve typicity, should not be punitive towards those that seek originality. The notion of a jail sentence for Olivier’s supposed transgressions is appalling.

  2. bravo Olivier tu as tout mon appui depuis le Bierzo (Nord Ouest de l’Espagne), moi aussi je suis vigneron avant tout et pas toujours d’accord avec l’apellation d’où mes vins de table ….. je te soutient sur tes principes … et te souhaite le meilleur
    Gregory Perez
    Vigneron Vinificateur Bierzo Espagne

  3. Randall, you said it best! There’s room out there for creative originality and for those who look to AOC law as gospel truth. Punishing creativity and originality has never boded well for any society. Creativity can be chided or even outlawed, but even so, it will never be silenced!

  4. [...] of humor and his distaste for the French AOC system has landed him in serious trouble> From the Jenny & Francois blog: A distributor of Olivier’s in Europe, in attempt to have a little fun, adorned some of his cases [...]

  5. YVES DURAND says:

    Olivier Cousin is the new Asterix of Wine for France. Qu’est-ce qu’ils vont prendre les Romains!

  6. Kevin Gilmore says:

    If Olivier ends up in jail, I will personally flee the states and take care of Joker the horse and tend to the vines myself. Some of the best wines in France…quel est le problème?

  7. [...] awareness of his treatment is high. Over 500 people have signed a petition on a French blog, his American importer is also mounting a campaign for signatures, and his UK importer is helping pay his legal bills. It’s sad that the Loire, site of so many [...]

  8. David J says:

    Signed on the French petition, almost wish I could ‘ve added my name here: what a lovingly worded statement! Salut!

  9. Anonymous says:

    Liberte, fraternite, egalite was once the cry in France. A revolution in fact to give individuals the right to operate their lives as free men. The United States was modeled with some of the principles from the time of the revolution. Now we are quickly sliding into states of Socialism. Massive government controls the inhibit a farmer (entrepreneur) form operating through taxation, fines, fees, penalties. The list is endless. Consumers of the economic system leaching from the producers.

  10. john karlic says:

    Typical of governing bodies to go after someone for being a free thinker and innovator. This is a prime example of people abusing their power. Sad state of affairs shame on you..

  11. Good one Olivier,
    I believe everything will resolve good at end and nobody will be going to jail for such a thing.
    Good Luck!

  12. [...] And there are petitions I encourage you to sign here:GlougueuleJenny & François on Oliver Cousin [...]

  13. » oenoLogic says:

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  15. [...] few weeks ago, the oenokerfuffle of online story and song was the Olivier Cousin debacle, and it had most of the naturalista wine world talking about it. I read along with a good deal of [...]

  16. [...] few weeks ago, the oenokerfuffle of online story and song was the Olivier Cousin debacle, and it had most of the naturalista wine world talking about it. I read along with a good deal of [...]

  17. [...] on French scandal!  Check out the article on Decanter and if you’re compelled check out the support site importer Jenny & Francois has [...]

  18. [...] recognition of his diagnosis is high. Over 500 people have sealed a petition on a French blog, his American importer is also ascent a debate for signatures, and his UK importer is assisting compensate his authorised bills. It’s unhappy that a Loire, [...]

  19. basically the big fish will eat the small….. so let the small fishes get together and screw the big ones…….. What are the thinking…. Long live balance
    Long live Olivier Cousin…….. and his AOC no mater what we will continue to buy his wine even if they say Appelation Moon Cousin! because they will always be UNIQUE and humanity wines!

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