Leroi Barrels / Charlois Cooperage USA added agent representatives Justin Michaud and Tim Drake to the team. North American sales director, Michael Mercer announced, “Our current client base deserves focused customer service with dedicated communication, tastings and the education of our new product lines for 2014.”
Michaud will be the new representative for the Pacific Northwest. “Justin brings over 12 years of experience working in the Washington state wine industry. We are confident that with his years of experience making wine and his relationships in the wine business will give him the ability to complement his current winemaking career. We will continue to see dramatic growth in the Pacific Northwest and this region will receive more and more great recognition from their vineyards and wine,” said Mercer.
About Tonnellerie Leroi and Charlois Cooperage USA
With a mission to manufacture only the finest oak barrels both in the France and the USA, Tonnellerie Leroi and Charlois Cooperage USA are owned by Groupe Charlois. Groupe Charlois, a leader in the industry of French oak stave production with 6,600m3 produced each year. The Charlois family has been working as a merrandier for generations, in Nièvre, the first oak forest in France. For more information, visit leroibarrels.com.