Winegrowing company based in Beaune in the French Burgundy (not to be confused with Bouchard Aîné or Bouchard Finlayson). The company building dates back to the 15th century and is located near the town wall, the huge cellars are located under the medieval fortifications. It was founded by the textile merchant Michel Bouchard in 1731; Son Joseph began with the acquisition of vineyards. Today, the company acts as a Weinhandelshaus. Négociant and producer. The private vineyards cover about 130 hectares of vineyards in the area Côte d'Or in the appellations Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits, or in many of the municipal appellations such as Aloxe-Corton Gevrey-Chambertin Meursault Montrachet Nuits-Saint-Georges Savigny-lès-Beaune Grand Cru Premier Cru wine scandal Henriot Grape must and young wines purchased and processed by contractors. In 1998, the renowned Chablis producer William Fèvre was acquired.