Dr. Alain Raynaud
Dr. Raynaud is a world-renowned winemaker/consultant and comes from a long lineage of wine producers in Bordeaux dating back to the 15th century. Dr. Raynaud has been the President of Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux & Cercle Rivé Droite de Grand Vins de Bordeaux, an organization dedicated to further the quality of wines from the Right Bank in Bordeaux, France. Dr. Raynaud's reputation is without parallel in this region.
A native of the historic town of Saintes, just north of Bordeaux, Damien Landouar is the winemaker and estate manager for Château Du Parc. For more than two decades, Damien has dedicated his career to winemaking in the Bordeaux region. Damien has a degree in agronomy and completed post-graduate studies at Vayres Rural Institute to expand his knowledge of winegrowing, oenology, and the wine trade. In addition to his work with the Château Du Parc estate, Damien also manages three other estates for owner Tom Sullivan including Château Auguste in Entre-deux-Mers; Château Moya, a Câstillon-Cotes-de-Bordeaux property, and Château Gaby in the Canon-Fronsac appellation.