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