Making sparkling wine from the highest quality grapes gives me the opportunity to be creative while using time-honored winemaking techniques. My goal is to make a sparkling wine that shows elegance, balance and artistry. It is a way to celebrate life everyday. ”
Boasting a thorough understanding of méthode champenoise production, Ludo completed his winemaking studies in his native Champagne, France. His skills were then refined during several harvests with the prestigious Champagne houses Charles Heidseick and G.H. Mumm, as well as California's Piper Sonoma. Prior to joining Mumm Napa, Ludo polished his non-bubbly winemaking skills at the world-renowned Russian River wineries, Hartford Court and Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery.