Wine and Beverage Management, Goodlad, Spring 2013

Andre Tchelistcheff

DOB: December 7th, 1901

Place of Birth: Moscow, Russia

Education: University of Brno, Czechoslovakia, Agronomy
Occupation: 56 years of wine carrier in California, associated with BEAULIEU vineyard, at Rutherford in Napa Valley, especially with their signature wine, Gorges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon


Georges De Latour

DOB: October 20, 1856
Place of Birth: Bordeaux, France

Education: (Chemist) Jesuit College in France, Chemistry

Spouse: Fernande Romer born in Alameda California.

Children: Richard and Helene.

Occupation: From 1884 to 188 he worked as a chemist in San Francisco. In 1895 he constructed a refinery in San Francisco at Sansome St and Broadway. He sold sacramental wine during Prohibition, therefore he made a fortune, he was good business man.

Latour met Tchelistcheff in France where Tchelistcheff was doing research at the Pasteur Institute.