Boston Wine Expo 2016


Jean-Christophe Calvet

Jean-Christophe Calvet
Aquitaine Wine Company, Bordeaux
President and Founder

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Jean-Christophe Calvet, President and Founder of Aquitaine Wine Company brings over 35 years of experience in the marketing and sales of both wines and spirits in the USA, South America, and Europe.

Starting his career in his family's 200 year old negociant firm, Calvet & Cie, Jean-Christophe eventually left to go work in the US. After 10 years in New York with Julius Wiles and Remy-Amerique, where he was Vice President of Marketing USA, Jean-Christophe moved to Bogota, Colombia as Managing Director of a new distribution company for the Group Remy-Cointreau. He was responsible for 11 countries in South America. After 4 years of living on the edge in Bogota, Jean-Christophe became Managing Director of Remy Ireland. In 1998, he returned to Bordeaux to start his own wine negociant company. Jean-Christophe is a graduate of the University of Paris - ASSAS, and has attended the advanced management programs at Stanford University and Columbia University.


3:00 PM
Château Picque-Caillou Vertical: Bordeaux’s David vs Goliath – A Family Estate in the Midst of Classified Giants with Winemaker/Owner Paulin Calvet and Importer Jean-Christophe Calvet

Chateau Picque Caillou’s (established in 1780) 24 hectares lie just outside the city's gates, in the heart of Pessac-Leognan. The illustrious Chateaux Haut Brion and Pape Clement are located just a few hundred meters away. 

Jean-Christophe Calvet
President and Founder
Aquitaine Wine Company, Bordeaux
Paulin Calvet
Owner & Winemaker
Picque Caillou
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