Sharing an ongoing passion for wine and winemaking heritage
A thoughtful and passionate leader
"I want to get people to dream and associate wine with other things.”
As president of Boisset Family Estates, Jean-Charles Boisset leads one of the most prestigious, family-owned, wine companies in the world. Under his watchful eye, Jean-Charles continues to expand the family business with a fierce commitment to sustainable, organic, and Biodynamic® farming and the wine lifestyle. Today, the Boisset family’s historic vineyards extend from the rich terroirs of Burgundy and the South of France, across the globe to California’s Napa Valley and Russian River Valley,
Born in the village of Vougeot in the historic wine region of Burgundy, France, Jean-Charles’ destiny as a world-class winemaker was meant to be. His parents Jean-Claude and Claudine Boisset founded the family’s first winery in 1961 with the same innovative and entrepreneurial spirit that Jean-Charles carries on today. He is also dedicated to sharing his vision of the wine world, which is centered on family, passion, history, innovation, a commitment to fine wines, and a dedication to sustainable winegrowing.
A family of families
The Boisset family has long recognized the strong resemblance between the terroir of Burgundy and that of Sonoma County and the incredible potential to grow world-class, terroir-driven wines throughout the region.
Strong Roots in Winemaking
Since his parents Jean-Claude and Claudine Boisset founded the family’s first winery in 1961, Jean-Charles carries on their innovative and entrepreneurial spirit today. See how our past guides us.
Serious About Sustainability
Boisset is committed to raising the bar and setting the highest standards for responsible and sustainable winemaking. We've even reduced our carbon footprint by nearly half. Learn how we're doing it.
A Vision for the Vine
From a great foundation of historical, pioneering wineries in France and California, Jean-Charles’ sets forth a vision of the wine world centered on family, passion, history, innovation, a commitment to fine wines, and a dedication to sustainable winegrowing. Meet JCB.
For decades, the Boisset family has been committed to achieving organic and Biodynamic® designations at all of its family vineyards. Jean-Charles and the rest of the Boisset team have worked tirelessly to integrate these standards into each vineyard’s farming practices and winemaking processes. Boisset is committed to raising the bar and setting the highest standards for responsible and sustainable winemaking. We call this revolution in sustainability, Vinocology™.