NOTRE ÉQUIPE

PIERRE DARRIET

Estate Manager

Pierre has been working at the Château since the planting of the first vines in 2000. He started out as vineyard manager then moved on to become the Technical Manager in 2003, and has now been the Estate Manager since 2012. He manages the technical, administrative and sales teams

Likes: a well-toasted piece of bread, sharing a good bottle of wine with friends, picking boletus mushrooms or ceps

Dislikes: salsify

CAMILLE PEREIRA DIAS

Cellar Master

After an internship in wine tourism at the Luchey in 2021, Camille joined the Château team in August 2022 as Cellar Master. Her studies in Agronomy and her experience in Burgundy are assets for us!

Likes: drinks with friends, cooking and coffee

Dislikes: mice

NADÈGE GIAMARCHI

Sales Manager

Nadège joined the team in 2015. She is a business school graduate and is responsible for wine sales to professionals.

Likes: homemade mashed potatoes, cooking, visiting friends

Dislikes: insects

MÉLANIE LOU

Environment Manager

Melanie joined the Château team in early 2016. She is in charge of the environment (certifications, safety at work...)

Likes: red fruits, tennis, bucolic walks

Dislikes: peppers

MAËLLE GIRAUD

Finance and Administrative Manager

Maëlle has been working at Bordeaux Science Agro since 2009 and joined the Luchey-Halde team in 2015. She is responsible of the administrative and financial management of our estate.

Likes: stay in bed in the morning, a good cheeseboard with a good wine (Luchey-Halde preferably)

Dislikes: making photocopies.

DANIELLE CANTET

Ouvrière agricole

Danielle has been working at the Château since 2003. She knows the vines very well, and particularly likes to look after the Petit Verdot, a grape variety that requires a lot of attention.

Likes: working outdoors, animals

Dislkes : have her picture taken

VALÉRIE D'ANDREA

Wine Tourism Manager

Valérie joined the Château team in 2022 to develop the wine tourism activity and manage the sales administration.

Likes: board games and tasting evenings, going to the movies, pastries

Dislikes: sauerkraut

MÉLANIE DIBLING

Tractor operator

Mélanie joined the Château team in 2022. After graduating from Bordeaux Sciences Agro with a degree in Agricultural Engineering and having had several professional experiences, she wanted to gain experience in viticulture.

Likes: animals, nature, a good book

Dislikes: : worms

KÉVIN KHIAR

Tractor operator

Kévin is in tractor training at the CFPPA of Libourne for 14 months (until April 2023). He is in charged of maintenance of the vineyard and farm machinery

Likes: meeting people, learning new things, parties with friends

Dislikes: dishonesty

TOURS

We are open from the beginning of April to the end of September, Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10AM to 6PM, for you to discover our estate. Visits with reservations, please call us at 05 56 45 97 19 or book online:

The visit starts with a trip to the vineyards where you will learn about the work carried out there and the Pessac-Leognan appellation. The next stop is the winery where we will explain the wine-making process from the harvest to the bottling.
The best part of the visit is left for the end: a tasting of three wines, or the pairing of three wines and three chocolates.

Tarifs :
Visit and tasting of 3 wines: €9/person
Visit and tasting of 3 wines paired with 3 chocolates : 13€/person
Environmental visit: 18€/person
Visit only: €6/person
Tasting only: €4/person

PRESS REVIEW

France 3 Aquitaine – television news from May 23, 2012
Report on Château Luchey-Halde and interview of the estate manager, Pierre Darriet
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Blog L’Heure d’été – March 14, 2013
Bordeaux: Visit of Château Luchey-Halde
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Website Wine’s up – October 26, 2011
« Château Luchey-Halde: a balance between tradition and modernity »
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Wine guide DUSSERT-GERBER
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France 3 Nouvelle Aquitaine – June 29, 2016
Stéphane Le Foll’s visit
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Twitter – October 27, 2016
Manuel Valls’s visit
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Website SudOuest – February 22, 2011
“A new man at the head of Luchey-Halde”
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Hachette Vins
Hachette vins favourite wine for Château Luchey-Halde white 2008
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Decanter Magazine – May 6, 2011
« Pilotless drones to monitor vines »
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Union Girondine – March 2017
File on “good practices” in engaging with neighbors
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Lignes de vigne – June 1st, 2017
“The flag of transparency”
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Pessac-Léognan wines – October 9, 2020
« Château Luchey-Halde: on the way to the visit ”
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