The wine consultant is an original professional figure between producer and oenologist boasting well–known names in the world of international wine.
The Drinks Business reported the 10 most influential WINE CONSULTANTS.
The wine consultants are professionals who can offer advice on the final mixture to those who are involved in every stage of winemaking, from the vineyard to the bottling line. But, recently, this profession has been the subject of much debate. The Drinks Business has compiled its Top 10 to report them as important authors of the recent history of wine. The Drinks Business states that their names weight more than any brand or company.
n . 1 Jacques & Eric Boissenot, father and son, who follow the work of 200 companies around the world, particularly in the Medoc region, but also in Greece, Provence, Tuscany, Spain and Chile, including one of the greatest in the Andean country: Concha y Toro.
n . 2 Michel Rolland, with more than 150 companies in his portfolio, from Bordeaux (Figeac, Pontet–Canet and the chateaux of St Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé “A”, Ausone, Angelus and Pavie) to Argentina, through South Africa and Spain.
n . 3 Paul Hobbs, who launched the big U.S. A. Mondavi and Malbec, in Argentina. 35