Jean-Charles Boisset

Jean-Charles Boisset

Jean-Charles Boisset was born into the world of wine in the village of Vougeot, Burgundy, France. He grew up above the cellars and within view of the centuries-old vineyards of Château du Clos Vougeot, the birthplace of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. In 2003 Jean-Charles brought DeLoach Vineyards, in Sonoma’s Russian River Valley, into the family. He immediately recognized the similarities to Burgundy: each boast a confluence of river, mountains, and soil that is perfect for growing world-class Pinot Noir. He began a mission, inspired by his Burgundian heritage to produce terroir- driven wines with the same commitment to terroir and organic and Biodynamic farming he had instituted in Burgundy. I In 2009 Jean-Charles’ acquired Raymond Vineyards in the Napa Valley. Under his vision, Raymond has become a leading producer of luxury fine wines, implemented organic and Biodynamic farming and earned “Winery of the Year 2011” honors from Wine Enthusiast magazine. Jean-Charles’ dream of championing California wine history became a reality when he acquired Buena Vista Winery, California’s first premium winery, founded in 1857,