Mike van der Kamp is responsible for the Médoc vineyard territory dominated by some of the most prestigious names in the wine industry. Mike has made it his business to become intimately familiar with the Médoc over the past 10 years and today his connections are far reaching and comprehensive. His first-hand knowledge is enhanced by the fact that he lives in Pauillac – itself an iconic brand for Médoc vineyards. Mike also has expertise in vineyard operations and wine production specific to the Médoc region.
At Vineyards-Bordeaux local knowledge, personal relationships with owners and in-depth understanding of the vineyard transaction process are essential competencies that benefit our clients. The ability to clearly communicate to – and with – our clients ensures confidence and credibility are maintained throughout the transaction process.
Born in the Netherlands, Mike has travelled extensively around Europe and North America and moved to the Médoc to pursue his passion for wine. He comes from a family of teachers and professors and he himself teaches 1 or 2 classes a year in the prestigious ESSEC Business School. Mike has lived in 8 different countries and speaks 6 languages.
Engineer from the American University of Paris
Post graduate studies at the University of Chicago and “Ecole Nationale de l’Administration”
Director of businesses in France, Belgium, Spain and Russia
Expertise in Vineyards and wine production
Excellent knowledge of the Médoc region and winery real estate
Passionate about the historical aspects of the region and winemaking
Sports at competition level include Hockey, Skiing and Sailing
Successful vineyard transactions are not just about sourcing the right estate, they are about selecting the appropriate team who will interpret the nuances, recognise the opportunities and generate investment value. In a small market like Bordeaux, reputation is paramount. We open the right doors and select the right team leading the transaction from start to finish.
Karin MaxwellCo-founder & Executive Partner
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