LOUIS GAAL – CO-OWNER
Louis has been making beer and wine, often experimenting with various blending methods since 1989. His family traces its roots to the Normandy region of France; their family crest consisting of 4 bunches of grapes. Always an avid gardener, Louis has been actively studying farm methods for over 20 years, experimenting on small-scale plots. A strong believer in organic methods, Louis is investigating methods for fertilization and pest control with little or no use of chemicals.
CLAIRE FAGUY – CO-OWNER
Claire is the Treasurer and is responsible for maintaining the financial health of the company.
Drawing on her administrative background, Claire’s attention to detail injects a sanity factor into long-term planning and is critical in the evaluation process of contracts. Claire’s culinary training has developed her palate in a manner that makes her invaluable in wine blending. In her capacity as head of quality assurance, she has tested every experimental wine blend and recipe. Claire has final word on whether a recipe remains part of the repertoire or not.