Thienot Bordeaux-Champagne has appointed François Peltereau-Villeneuve as President & CEO of Dourthe USA Inc.
Dourthe USA is the U.S. subsidiary of Thienot Bordeaux-Champagnes.
The company is the exclusive American importer of Champagne brands Thiénot and Canard Duchêne, as well as Bordeaux wines from Dourthe and its nine Châteaux, including Château Belgrave, a 5th Grand Cru Classé from Haut-Médoc. The portfolio also includes Clos de los Siete and Diamandes from Argentina and the Chadwick family’s Seña and Arboleda from Chile.
French-American Peltereau-Villeneuve created and developed the American subsidiary of Laurent-Perrier Champagne, making the Tours sur Marne house one of the top brands in the U.S. market. More recently, he was President & CEO of Seguin Moreau Napa Cooperage, which he restructured and repositioned with success. Today marks a return to the source for Champenois by origin Peltereau-Villeneuve.
This appointment demonstrates the group’s commitment to growing its brands in the U.S. marketplace. Peltereau-Villeneuve will bring to the team his wine and champagne business experience as well as extensive knowledge of the market.
ABOUT THIENOT BORDEAUX-CHAMPAGNE
Thienot Bordeaux-Champagne is a family-owned, independent group founded in 1985 and directed by Alain Thiénot and his two children, Stanislas and Garance