Cos-d’Estournel CEO to Depart

From the Dec 31, 2012, issue

Jean-Guillaume Prats, CEO of second-growth Château Cos-d'Estournel, has announced his departure from the iconic 224-acre St.-Estèphe estate that once belonged to his family, where he has served as CEO for 12 years and earned the admiration of many. Prats told Wine Spectator that he will become CEO of Estates & Wines, Moët-Hennessy's collection of premier wine properties, including Numanthia in Spain, Cheval des Andes in Argentina, Cloudy Bay in New Zealand and Domaine Chandon in California.

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