AXA Millésimes Managing Director
Christian Seely was born in 1960, educated at Harrow School, Trinity College Cambridge and INSEAD. He has been Managing Director of Quinta do Noval since 1993. And since 2001, he manages the AXA Millésimes group of vineyards to which belongs Disznókő. Besides this prestigious Tokaji First Growth, Christian Seely is responsible for looking after Château Pichon Baron, Grand Cru Classé and Château Pibran, in Pauillac (France), Château Petit-Village in Pomerol, Château Suduiraut 1er Cru Classé in Sauternes, as well as Domaine de l’Arlot in Nuits-St-Georges and Quinta do Noval in the Douro Valley (Portugal). He is also the President of the Compagnie Médocaine des Grands Crus, the Bordeaux Négociant, which is wholly owned by AXA Millésimes.
Apart from these AXA Millésimes companies, he is Managing Director and shareholder of Quinta da Romaneira in the Douro Valley (Portugal), and co-founder and joint owner of Coates and Seely Ltd, producer of English Sparkling wine in Hampshire, England.