Véronique Boss-Drouhin, a renowned winemaker, hails from the picturesque town of Beaune, nestled in the heart of Burgundy. Her passion for winemaking was sparked early in life, influenced by her family’s legacy and the inspiring women who were part of the wine industry back then. Véronique’s illustrious career includes crafting over 30 vintages in both Burgundy and Oregon, where she has earned global acclaim as an iconic figure in the winemaking world.
Her journey began with diligent studies in winemaking, and she honed her skills under the guidance of distinguished winemakers. Prior to her current position, Véronique worked in various capacities, gaining invaluable experience. Notably, she served as an assistant to another esteemed winemaker, contributing to her profound expertise.
Currently, Véronique is at the helm of Domaine Drouhin Oregon, the winery established by the Drouhin family in 1987, located in the scenic Willamette Valley. In Burgundy, she bears the prestigious title of “Guardian of the Drouhin Palate,” responsible for upholding the distinguished Drouhin style and sensibility in every wine produced by the family.
In recognition of her remarkable contributions to the world of winemaking, Véronique was honored with the prestigious Légion d’Honneur in 2019, France’s highest award of merit. With an unwavering passion for her craft, Véronique continues to embrace each vintage’s uniqueness, finding fulfillment in the ever-challenging and fascinating aspects of winemaking.