When he was 12 years old
he was caught plowing a nearby
parcel with a horse.
He studied Viticulture and Enology in Beaune,
and obtained a Graduate Diploma in Winemaking from Montpellier.
Vineyard Manager for a highly-regarded estate in Côte-Rôtie.
In 1981, he bought his first parcel of land,
Clos de Cuminailles in Malleval.
In 1987, he established his business
in the upper part of the medieval town of Malleval.
In 2002, he created the estate of
Madeloc in Banyuls-sur-Mer.
In 2007, he created the estate of
Cottebrune in Faugères.
Today, Pierre manages a total
of 77 hectares.