Keyword: Capus Joseph
The French agriculture professor and politician Joseph Capus (1867-1947) was professor of agriculture. In 1924 he was elected deputy of the Gironde department. Began his important influence on the French wine-growing and wine to the laws of the Roquefort cheese, or with the whole of France moving "cheese" scandal in 1925 (see detail below INAO ). Joseph Capus took this scandal as an opportunity, in Bordeaux, to denounce the usual procedure to make wine from any grape or by any methods or fields. Under his influence was in 1927 extended the law to the requirements for wine production. It was defined, among other things, that only those varieties should be used which are sanctified by loyal old imports, local custom.
In this regard had been in the 1920s, Pierre Le Roy de Pierre BoiseaumariÃ© (1890-1967) on his estate ChÃ¢teau Fortia on the southern Rhone eminently important preliminary work in which he based on climatic and soil conditions, the limits of today's typical range Chateauneuf-du-Pape stipulated and defined the grapes for this wine. This Capus had the right way and is therefore regarded as the godfather of French origin system origin system (see Appellation d'Origine protÃ©gÃ©e ), Which is sometimes referred to as "la loi Capus." In 1935, he and Pierre BoiseaumariÃ© as a permanent body of experts, the "ComitÃ© National des Appellations d'Origine" as a forerunner of today's Institute INAO founded.