Luxury Power 50: No 10-1

In the final part of our series, we count down from number 10 to 1 of the 50 most powerful people in the world of luxury wines and spirits. Who will top the list?

To coincide with our focus on all things liquid and luxurious in the December 2011 issue of the drinks business, we have compiled a list of the 50 most powerful people in the world of luxury wine and spirits.

For the complete list, see the December issue of the drinks business.

Disagree with our order? Think we’ve left someone out? Email us at: info@thedrinksbusiness.com

Further reading:

No 50-41

No 40-31

No 30-21

No 20-11

10. Frederic Rouzaud

Age: 43

Rouzaud (far left) took over from his father Jean-Claude as president of the Champagne Louis Roederer Group in January 2006, becoming the custodian of Cristal.

The driving force behind all flagship companies in the family owned group, Rouzaud runs a tight ship at Champagne Louis Roederer, Champagne Deutz, Maison Delas in the Côtes du Rhône, Château de Pez and Château Haut-Beauséjour in Bordeaux, Ramos Pinto in Portugal, Domaines Ott in Provence and finally Roederer Estate and Scharffenberger Cellars in California.

In January 2007, the Rouzaud family acquired a majority share in second growth estate Château Pichon Longueville Comtess de Lalande.

 

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