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


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

Nicolas Choplain

Sales Manager

Nicolas joined the team in 2022. He is in charge of implementing sales strategy on the French & Export markets.

Likes: hiking, rugby, travels

Dislikes: insects


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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:

Understanding the difficulties of an urban vineyard, discover the production process from the vines to the cellars, learn how to taste wine… Our tours and tastings answer best the questions of our visitors thanks to our different offers.


UrbanWine : Come enjoy the estate from the vines to the cellar followed by a tasting of 3 wines, 2 red wines, 1 white – 10 euros per person

3 wines and 3 chocolates : Give in to temptation and enjoy a tour of the property followed by a tasting of 3 wines, paired with 3 chocolates of our partner Maëlig Lagarde, chocolate-artisan from Saint-Emilion – 15 euros per person

Agro-ecological tour : Discover our environemental commitment with our walk through the vinyard. We will finish this visit by a vertical tasting of 3 Château Luchey-Halde in red or white, at your convinience – 20 euros per person

Visit only – 6 euros per person

Tastings :

Tasting of 3 wines –  4 euros per person

Passionate Tasting : 3 wines paired with 3 chocolates made by Maëlig Lagarde. This tasting will highlight the importance of the wine-pairing – 8 euros per person

Vertical tasting of Château Luchey-Halde in red of white wine, at your convinience: We will take the time to compare and learn the evolution of the aromas through time and the impact of the climate – 10 euros per person


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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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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