Bordeaux | France


GWC Working Group Participant
Yann runs his professional career between cultural heritage, tourism & winetourism, and business development. He began working in sales and marketing for one of the biggest wine merchants in Bordeaux, while teaching at university at the same time. He then dedicates fully to the educational field. Yann currently works as a Program Manager at Kedge Wine School. As an independent, he leads winetourism business development audits in France and abroad, writes articles related to wine and heritage in specific magazines, and he is an official wine judge for worldwide competitions. Yann is graduated from CCI Bordeaux Gironde (IPC, wine & spirits sales and marketing), WSET (WSET 3 wines and WSET 2 spirits) and Bordeaux University of Enology ISVV (DUAD, tasting abilities diploma). He holds a History of Arts Ph.D and is an certified guide (licensed by French Ministry of Culture and Tourism) specialist of Bordeaux area tours.


Kedge Business School (Kedge Wine School)
Program Manager


  • Architecture
  • Events Management
  • Food & Gastronomy
  • Oenology
  • Public Governance
  • Research & Education
  • Sommellerie
  • Sustainable Development
  • Tour Operating
  • Tourism
  • Wine Tourism
  • Wine Trade


  • Doctorat - PhD (History of Arts)

    University of Bordeaux

  • Wine & Spirits Business Management (IPC Gestionnaire d'Unité Commerciale Vins & Spiritueux)

    CCI Bordeaux-Gironde

  • Diplome Universitaire d'Aptitude à la Dégustation (DUAD-Wine Tasting Abilities)

    ISVV - University of Enology Bordeaux

  • WSET 3 Wine and WSET 2 Spirits



  • Spanish
  • English
  • French
  • Arabic (Middle East)