Head of Wine Operations, Hennessy, Cognac, France
Mathilde Boisseau is a graduate of the Ecole d'Ingénieur Agronome de Purpan in Toulouse and has a national diploma in oenology from the University of Bordeaux. Following an internship for her thesis at Hennessy in 2008, Mathilde began her career as an R&D engineer at Le Matériel Pera, where she oversaw experiments in various wine estates in France, Switzerland and Spain. In 2014, Mathilde joined Hennessy as Head of Wine Operations. She supervises the implementation of R&D projects in terms of quality, sustainable viticulture and oenology at the pilot site of La Bataille, and manages vineyard and wine projects related to the newly-created network of winegrowing partners. She has been a journeyman wine taster in the Comité de Dégustation (tasting committee) since 2016 and was confirmed as a member of the committee in July 2019.