The Decanter Power List 2013

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28 Pierre-Antoine Castéjà (34)
Managing director, Joanne Bordeaux,
62 am ong Bordeaux ’s biggest négociants, Joanne’s facilities, it boasts, are the most professional in the region, with 15,000m2 of temperature-controlled warehouses and cellar room for six million bottles. With provenance of fine wine more important than ever, négociants are counting on sophisticated storage to keep them ahead of unpredictable world markets. Joanne’s sales are split evenly between the US, Europe and Asia, while Castéjà is busily taking a position in the US, where he has also developed a dedicated branch of the business.