In the Coquard family, we have been cultivating our love for Beaujolais vineyards and wine for several generations. I grew up watching my Grandfather and father toiling among the vines and vinifying our unique Beaujolais grape variety, Gamay, in our family winery at Domaine le Boitier.

After working for three years in the wine import and distribution sector in London, I spent time working on three different continents for three renown wineries ( California J. Lohr Winery, New Zealand Villa Maria Estate and South Africa Hamilton Russell Vineyards).

Once back in the Beaujolais, I developed his skills and expanded my network of contacts, working for two négociant houses (Collin Bourisset and Pellerin / Boisset). In 2004 I decided to 'return home' properly, to the family estate, and to channel my energies into livening up the Beaujolais wine scene.

And so, while carrying on the family tradition, I am able to offer you quality wines that express both heritage and innovation.

Christophe COQUARD