MEET SÉBASTIEN LAFFITTE
When a sommelier becomes a winegrower ...
A pretty story written by a man who decided to make his passions a reality.
A REAL PASSION FOR WINE
Sébastien Laffitte makes the legend lie. No, it did not fall very small into an oak barrel. As a child, Sébastien more often found himself with a lamb in his arms in the Ariège mountains than in the vineyards.
As a teenager, Sébastien chose a precise and structuring profession and training : hotel school. There, he obtained his CAP and BT diplomas as a cook and his teachers discovered he had a gift: an exceptional nose!
He then took part in numerous competitions which he won and very quickly he was hired as a sommelier by the greatest : Alain Ducasse, the Louis XV of Monte-Carlo, but also at Pierre Gagnaire, at Crillon in Paris ...
Then come new challenges and desires : how to work with the material, create and invent while staying in its field.
He made it : by creating a first wine and making it appear on the menu at beautiful tables. The Kaprius, praised by many critics, was born.
So why stop there?
The idea of By Sébastien Laffitte Sommelier was launched. It is under this brand that he now develops a range of gourmet wines with original characteristics that appeal to both individuals and professionals.
THE PLEASURE OF SHARING
WATER, AIR, WINE
Sébastien Laffitte enjoys making wine, tasting wine, exploring the region in search of nuggets and sharing his discoveries.
Find his favorites on his podcast and his videos on his channel. And in a few weeks, you will be able to participate in its online courses to learn how to better appreciate wines.