Former editor of a jazz and classical music magazine and a journalist for the TV cultural program by Franz-Olivier Giesbert, "Chez FOG", Orianne Nouailhac today focuses on two or her passions : gastronomy and wine. She co-created the magazine dedicated to famous chefs, "3 Étoiles" and today she is the co-creator, publisher and editor in chief of the prestigious magazine "Vigneron".
As a newspaper editor for nearly 40 years, inventor and creator of new editorial concepts for consumer and specialist magazines (from "Onze" or "Première" created 35 years ago to "3 Etoiles" 12 years ago and "Vigneron" in 2010), Jean Nouailhac is an entrepreneur who has always managed his own publications. Specialist fields : sports, leisure, cinema, culture, lifestyle.
Jean-Luc Barde is a journalist, photographer and publisher who uses words like no one else. He is a contributor to "Vigneron", "Cuisines et Vins de France", "Marie Claire", "Bettane-Desseauve" and the "Journal du Dimanche".
A fine food gourmet and of a curious disposition, Denis Hervier divides his time between France Bleu Berry (his show have been awarded the Wine Press National Prize in 2009), his blog "Lettres de goût", his tasting sessions for Bettane & Desseauve and his collaboration with Vigneron. He has released with Féret Publishing "Le Médoc et ses crus bourgeois", "Le Vin et la Truffe" (Edmond de Rothschild Award in 2005), "Carnets Truffiers" et "Huiles et Saveurs".
Léa Delpont was raised in Gascony, the land of foie gras and Armagnac. She began at "L'Express" in 2001, with a strong appetite for the gourmet section from the off. In 2004 she moved to London, writing on other topics for "Le Figaro Magazine", "Côté Ouest", "Liaisons Sociales", "Point de Vue" and "Air France Magazine"... Returning to France in 2007, she settled in Marseille and resumed her work with "L'Express" and her gourmet writing for the Guide Gantié, "3 Etoiles" and "Vigneron".
A native of Beaune, Gérard Margeon was not just fated to work with wine. But the passion caught up with him and he became a sommelier. In 1994, chef Alain Ducasse asked him to replenish the cellar of Louis XV, the Hotel de Paris restaurant in Monaco. It proved to be a winning gamble and was the start of a long collaboration : Gérard Margeon is the head sommelier of the Ducasse group. From Tokyo to New York, he leads a team of thirty sommeliers, more than 35 wine menus from top-class restaurants for around 5,000 different labels.
Sylvie Bonin has a varied background as a journalist ("Madame Figaro", "Version Femina", "Le Pèlerin"...), editor (Nathan, Atlas) and writer, notably as an author of novels and books about Paris. Specialising in social and lifestyle issues, she has worked from the start at "3 Etoiles" and "Vigneron", proud of her Burgundy and winemaker roots.
Former photojournalist for the Sygma agency where he worked for 15 years, François Poincet founded the Occitmedia agency in 1994. Based in Bordeaux, he has photographed the most famous châteaux - Yquem, Cheval Blanc, Lafite Rothschild, Margaux, etc. - and regional vineyards for such renowned publications as "Wine Spectator", "Decanter", "La Revue du Vin de France", "Planet Vins et Spiritueux", and of course, "Vigneron".
Jean-François Chaigneau has spent his entire career working at "Paris-Match"; 40 years as a special correspondent and then deputy editor in chief in charge of major and prestigious features and special issues. As creator of the wine section of "Paris-Match" 20 years ago, he has developed his expertise: good food and wine, lifestyle, adventure, art and Egyptology. Today he works with "Match", "Le Figaro" and "Vigneron".
Jon Wyand has been shooting wine for over 30 years and currently works for wine publications and books in UK, USA, Switzerland and France. His speciality is Burgundy but he has worked in many wine areas in both Europe and USA. His wine photography recently received its third Roederer award for "Artistry in Wine" in five years.
Thierry Dussard has been working for several magazines such as "Le Point" or "Capital". He has been editor in chief of the magazine "Quo" and director of the international editions of the Hachette Filipacchi press group. He is teaching in master of journalism in Sciences Po and at the Ecole Centrale. He is a published author.
A photographer specialised in wines, gastronomy, he travels the whole world to capture images of the most spectacular winemaking landscapes and the most talented winemakers, Philippe Martineau has notably provided photographs for three great books: "Les Plus Grands Vins d'Europe" (World Cookbook Award), "Des boissons et des hommes" (Grand Prix Spirit) and "Apéro attitude". As a photography teacher, he also works for numerous magazines specialising in lifestyle.
After a first carrier in banking and finance, Véronique Raisin choose to follow her passion for wine and became a wine journalist. She is a wine critic for the Bettane & Desseauve team and also for "La Revue du Vin de France". She joined Vigneron's team in 2010.