Winemaker, Entre Nous
Philippe spent much of his youth in Bordeaux, France, earning his geology degree from the University of Bordeaux. On a whim, he took a wine course in his final year of study - a decision that changed his life.
Country born: France
Education: Philippe has been trained and influenced by some of the most notable personalities in the wine business: Jean Delmas and Jean Philippe Masclef from Haut-Brion, Christian Moueix and Jean Claude Berrouet from Petrus, Paul Draper from Ridge, Daniel Baron from Silver Oak and Michel Rolland from Chateau Pasteur.
Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years
Honors / Awards:
Top 9 Wine Consultants In The World (Robert Parker, Jr. - The Wine Advocate)
A hands-on approach that conveys the place, which is about the soil and the grapes, but also about the spirit of the land and the people. To engage human hands and minds to perform work usually left to machines to result in the purest expression of the fruit possible.