Join us for a Tour De Bordeaux with Jean Pierre of Aleph Wines!
We'll be tasting our way through a huge line up of some of Jean's favorites!
$25 per person includes your wine tasting, and cheese & charcuterie.
Jean-Pierre is a renowned wine educator and has written for numerous magazines. He was awarded the medal of “Merite Agricole” by the French government in 1985 and became the youngest recipient of this award in the history of the French Republic. He is a member of numerous wine brotherhoods and a friend of many of the top wine producers of the world.
Jean-Pierre Chambas was born in 1947 in Cahors in the Southwest of France. After attending boarding school run by Jesuits in nearby Montauban, he stayed in higher education through graduation from law school in Toulouse, 1971. In March 1972 Chambas owned and operated the Wine and Cheese Cellar in Columbia, where he stayed till 1980. The next year, 1981, he started Associated Wine Distributors, which he sold to Southern Wine & Spirits of Miami in 1993. After the sale, Chambas worked in Columbia for Southern Wines & Spirits for four years and then left for the Caribbean and joined as a managing partner at Premier Wines and Spirits in St. Thomas, USVI. On New Year’s Day, 2000, Chambas moved back to South Carolina and opened Aleph Wines Corp. with his daughter, Ingrid.
Jean-Pierre is a veteran of the industry. He and Ingrid are consumer advocates, first and foremost. The company’s mission is to represent and promote the finest quality wines, craft beers, and craft spirits from all over the world. Based in Columbia, the company services the entire state of South Carolina.