Sophie Schÿler-Thierry

Co-Owner & Director of Development and Communications, Château Kirwan, France

Sophie graduated from the University of Bordeaux (Bachelor of Economics, Institute of Political Studies) and Masters in Management in Paris.

She trained with Moët Hennessy and the Besnier Group  in the USA where she acted respectively as Product Manager and Sales Manager. Despite the distance she remained active  in the family business in Bordeaux throughout her 15 years abroad.

Upon her return to France in 1996, she gradually created the new Sales and Marketing Development Manager functions at Château Kirwan, to boost sales and build new distribution networks with Bordeaux merchants (mainly in the export sector).

Sophie is passionate about music, wine, the USA.