I have a background in Business & Event Management and a passion for Burgundy wine. After working in hospitality management in Saint Tropez and subsequently as Tourism Director of the Molinard perfume house in Grasse (the “perfume capital of the world”) and as a consultant for the UESS (Université Européen des Senteur & Saveurs), I transitioned a large amount of my business skills to the wine industry. At Château de Berne in Provence, I was responsible for wine brand management and tourism development, traveling extensively to the southern hemisphere to discover its wine tourism sector.
After 20 years living in France with my French family, I set up my own leisure industry development agency in Burgundy. I have acquired a considerable knowledge of the French leisure industry working in Wine, Fragrance and Event Management.
I currently run the Vosne Tasting Club in Burgundy.
My experience covers the following sectors:
WINE: Burgundy, Beaujolais, Provence
Wine tourism development
Vosne Tasting Club, Vosne Romanee, Burgundy, France
Chateau de la Rochepot, Beaune, Burgundy, France
Hotel Les deux Chèvres – Gevrey-Chambertin, Burgundy, France
Chateau de Berne – Lorgues, Provence, France
The Antique Wine Company
Jazz à Juan Jazz Festival – 2009 & 2010 editions
Amp It Up classic rock festival in Antibes – 2012 (Simple Minds, Status Quo, Jean-Louis Aubert, Michael Schenker – Scorpions original band)
Molinard Perfume House
Université Européen des Senteurs & Saveurs
Gelcard – hand sanitizers
Lectures in perfume marketing: EDHEC business school Nice, France.
Lectures in international wine sales and wine tourism develomment:
BSB – Burgundy School of Business
Les Arcades Business School, Dijon. Burgundy