President and CEO
Moët Hennessy Estates & Wines
Jean Guillaume joined Estates & Wines, the Moët Hennessy wine division in February 2013 and is a member of the Moët Hennessy Comité Opérationnel (COMOP). Previously he managed Cos d’Estournel, taking it to the highest levels of quality in Bordeaux, with scores greater than some of the Medoc first growths. He is a graduate of the European Business School, a ‘member correspondant’ of the Académie du Vin de Bordeaux and Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite.
Premium wine futures: Where are the new frontiers
Moët Hennessy Estates & Wines owns premium wines from estates across four continents in California, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, Australia, New-Zealand, China and India.
Jean-Guillaume Prats took over as CEO in 2013, with a mission to keep on improving the quality and diversity of the wines. He brings to the job a heritage in fine French wine making, having spent fourteen years managing Cos d’Estournel, one of the most high profile estates in Bordeaux. In this presentation he gives his personal view of the future of premium wines.
- Where are the new frontiers for premium wine production and sales
- The challenge of managing diversity while maintaining exceptional quality
- The importance of terroir and its value