Julie Cavil wordt de nieuwe directeur van de wijnmakerij bij champagnehuis Krug. Ze werkt daar al sinds 2006 en volgt Eric Lebel op, die adjunct-directeur is geworden. In het persbericht is te lezen:
‘Champagne house Krug has announced the appointment of Julie Cavil as its new winemaking director.
Cavil will take over from Eric Lebel at the beginning of next year with Lebel being appointed deputy director of the prestigious house.
Cavil studied oenology in Reims before joining Moët & Chandon. She joined Krug in 2006 as a winemaker and member of the tasting committee.
She was also charged with overseeing Krug’s Clos du Mesnil during the harvest. She was listed by the drinks business as one of the 12 Champagne winemakers to watch back in 2014.
Lebel meanwhile will work alongside Krug’s CEO Maggie Henriquez and will lead projects that will involve the whole stable of brands in the Moët Hennessy portfolio.