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    A nose for barrels

    The Darnajou cooperage has created at Artigues-de-Lussac a new production site which will enable it to diversify with a wider range of hand-crafted barrels. 

    Read the article from the Sud-Ouest newspaper 

    Job opportunity: Thursday 10th December 2015

    The French Federation of Coopers is about to recruit and is looking for applicants!
    The cooper’s knowledge of wood types, the way they react together and barrel-making methods enable a cooper to dress the different elements entailed in his work and then to carry out the raising of the barrel and finally to do the finishing operations.

    Listen to the interview on Radio France Bleu

    Equicoaching in Bordeaux, a new way to train managers

    This idea may take you by surprise: get managers to rethink their managing techniques with the help of a horse. What’s more, without even getting on one. Amazingly, this method apparently gets results, according to a report from Parempuyre.
    Read the report

  • On a school trip, 02/10/2013 Sud-Ouest newspaper

    Postponed for a few days because of bad weather, a school trip out to the country for the children of the André-Godin school finally went ahead on Friday afternoon in glorious sunshine. 

    Read the article from the Sud-Ouest newspaper

    France in all its sweetness - L'Aquitaine magazine 10/11/2013 

    Discover a region rich in flavours and savoir-faire, taking the byways of Aquitaine, from the coast to the mountains and from the moors to the vineyards...

    A trip that takes us to Sauternes where, in the quiet of the cellars of Château d’Yquem, Sandrine the winemaker, watches closely over the most famous sweet white wine in the world. And it is in the best barrels, those made in the time-honoured way by Vincent, that the greatest vintages are aged.

    READ THE ARTICLE

     

  • FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR ACTIONS

    The Darnajou cooperage is participating in the ADEC scheme to develop jobs and skills in the cooperage world. Published 23rd December 2015

    Set up as an experimental ADEC scheme in Aquitaine, it will be headed by eight companies, one of which is an oak stave supplier, in the departments of Dordogne, Gironde and Lot-et-Garonne over a period of 15 months, from October 2015 to 31st December 2016.
     Find out more


    The Darnajou cooperage has been selected by the Aquitaine region for the trialling of the double label Egalité professionnelle et diversité dans les entreprises aquitaines (Professional Equality and Diversity for Aquitaine Companies).

    Thursday 3rd July: the Aquitaine region has put in place over the last several years a proactive policy to bring professional equality between the sexes and has just initiated an action to encourage small and medium-sized businesses to take part in an innovative scheme, put forward by Alain Rousset, the president of the regional Aquitaine council, and Naïma Charaï, regional councillor responsible for equality between the sexes. 
    Find out more about this trial


  • The Darnajou cooperage is participating in the “Sponsor a job-seeker” programme 

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