JacquesDeschepper

Jacques De Schepper

Owner

After the death of his brother, Jacques De Schepper takes over the management of the family wine estates in Bordeaux. When he purchases Château La Croizille in 1996, he is well aware of the enormous potential of its terroir and he immediately decides to turn it into an extraordinary vineyard in memory of his father and his brother. Guided by his passion for wine and his many years of experience as a négociant Jacques De Schepper is just as motivated as his predecessors to reconcile traditional and modern technology in search of excellence.

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Olivier De Schepper

Owner

At the age of 23, Olivier De Schepper joins his oncle in the family business following in his father’s footsteps. He represents the third generation of the family active on the wine estates.
When he is not in Belgium or Bordeaux, Olivier De Schepper travels around the world as the ambassador of Château La Croizille and the other great wines produced by the family.

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Jean-Michel Garcion

Technical Director

Jean-Michel Garcion was born near Nantes and grew up in the middle of the vineyards. Since a very young age he becomes passionate about viticulture and in 1984 he easily obtains his diploma in Viticulture and Oenology at the agricultural school of Le Landreau. During 10 years Jean-Michel Garcion will travel all around the world and work on all the great vineyards, building up experience and knowledge. Since 1991 he is responsible for the management of all the wine estates belonging to the family De Schepper – De Mour. Sharing the same passion for wine and the same philosophy based on absolute quality, the relationship between him and the family quickly became one of confidence and trust.

Thierry Delage

Cellar Master

Son of winegrowers in Saint-Sulpice-de-Faleyrens (commune of Saint-Emilion) and native of the area, Thierry Delage gratuated in Viticulture and Winemaking at the Agricultural school of Libourne-Montagne.

Thierry Delage has worked in different cellars of the area before joining the team of Château La Croizille and Château Tour Baladoz in september 2008 as Cellar Master. Taking over in addition the tasks of Vineyard Manager since 2010, he now supervises – from the vine to the bottling – the production of the two Saint-Emilion Grand Cru wines belonging to the family.

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