Xavier comes from a family of winegrowers in the Blayais region; he holds a degree in management at the IFAG business school and a National Oenology Diploma (DNO) at ENSAT.
In 2010, Xavier started working in consulting and the distribution of oenological equipment, which gave him the opportunity to discover many wine regions around the world, Napa Valley in California, Stellenbosch in South Africa, Barossa Valley in Australia, Shandong in China, Douro in Portugal. In 2013 he joined the wine making team at the famous winery ‘Villa Maria’ in New Zealand and in 2014 went on to support the winemaker from a well-known Grand Cru Classé in the Margaux appellation.
In 2015, Xavier started as a consultant in vineyard transactions for the Bordeaux and Bergerac regions and has completed over twenty transactions. At the same time he has also developed a consultancy in vineyard management.
In 2021, he joined the team at Vineyards-Bordeaux as a vineyard transaction specialist, bringing a wealth of experience in vineyards and wine as well as technical expertise from working in the industry throughout his career.
Xavier prides himself on building solid, trusting relationship with his clients, offering the highest level of advice and support to deliver successful sales and acquisitions.
National Diploma in Oenology from the National Institute of Agronomic Sciences in Toulouse – Degree in Management at the IFAG business school
Passionate about the world of wine
Educator in a professional wine institute
Owner and winegrower of a family vineyard in Blaye and Côtes de Bourg AOC
Amateur of sports, running, football, rugby
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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