world-renowned wine critic, President of the Wine Press Association of France (APV) , board member of the International Federation of Wine Journalists and Writers and special advisor of TasteSpirit. He has worked as senior contributor of La Revue du Vin de France and Gault & Millau. Since 2007, he is the wine expert and columnist of France’s most prestigious and largest daily, Le Figaro and Le Figaro Magazine. He co-founded the website Avis du Vin of Le Figaro, the No.1 French wine website in terms of traffic. He holds a Ph.D. in Statistics and is a retired professor at the prestigious Telecom ParisTech in France.