Top 50 most powerful women in wine: 50 – 415th December, 2012 by Lucy Shaw
41. ANNE PARENT
￼In 1998, Parent took charge of Domaine Parent from her father Jacques. A former law student, she looks after the technicalities of the viti- and viniculture, while her sister Catherine Fages-Parent is responsible for the commercial side of the business.
Parent is custodian of the 10-hectare estate in Pommard, which produces around 6,500 cases of wine a year, 90% of which are exported.
At Domaine Parent, the ever- passionate Anne produces wines of all levels, from Bourgogne to grand cru. During her tenure she has reduced yields and begun fermenting with local yeasts.
Parent is also vice-president of the Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne.