Christian Seely was born in 1960, educated at Harrow School, Trinity College Cambridge and INSEAD.
He has been managing director and shareholder of Quinta da Romaneira since its acquisition in 2004. He has many years of experience in the Douro Valley, having been also managing director of Quinta do Noval since 1993.
Since 2001 he has been managing director of the AXA Millesimes group of vineyards, based at Chateau Pichon Baron in Pauillac. Besides this prestigious Pauillac Grand Cru Classé, Christian Seely is responsible for looking after Châteaux Pibran in Pauillac, Petit-Village in Pomerol, Suduiraut in Sauternes, Mas Belles Eaux in the Languedoc, as well as Domaine de l’Arlot in Nuits-St-Georges, Disznókõ in Hungary and Quinta do Noval in Portugal. He is also the President of the Compagnie Médocaine, the Bordeaux Négociant, which is wholly owned by AXA Millésimes.
Apart from Quinta da Romaneira and the properties of AXA Millésimes, he is also co-founder and joint owner of Coates and Seely Ltd., producer of English Sparkling Wine in Hampshire, England.
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