Chairman of the Board
Wine expert and biologist, Dominique Trioné has been working internationally in the wine industry for 40 years.
First as responsible for marketing at Pépin-Gasquet (wine material and engineering), he entered the Rémy-Martin group as Wine Production Director in 1980. He worked in Australia, Bresil and China, where he founded Dynasty, one of the four main wine production companies in China today. In 1989, he joined the Laffort company as General Director to develop its international network, now extended in more than 60 countries. Since 2010 Dominique Trioné works as executive consultant and representative of the Laffort company.
Gilles graduated from the Institute of Political Studies in Bordeaux and then followed doctoral studies in internal audit. Working a few years as project manager in insurance companies, Gilles comes back to Bordeaux in 1999 to manage the family wine property. At the same time, he obtains the DUAD (wine tasting degree) and gets involved in the sector through its Winemakers Syndicate. He was looking for new challenges in 2010 when he has been hired as director of Inno'vin to launch the cluster.
Engineer and wine expert, Thomas is a native of the Bordeaux region, where his parents own a property in St Emilion. He fisnished its graduate studies in Provence in 2007, working first on Rosé Wines. First hired by the Chamber of Agriculture as winemaking consultant, he became in 2009 responsible for the experimentation in Rosé Wine Research & Experimentation Center.
Thomas now supports the companies to build their innovation projects and ensures the link between Inno'vin members and partners.
Manon graduated from HEC Montreal with a Bachelor in Business Administration in 2011. In charge for business prospection and events management in the Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America, she worked then as Communication Manager in the Centech technology incubator. When she went back in France in 2014, she worked as a guide (french-english-spanish) at the Château Desmirail, Margaux.
Manon's job is to coordinate the network through events organization gathering Inno'vin's members, and generally players of the wine sector. She also manages relationships and services for the members, and insures the cluster internal and external communication.
International Network Development
Laura graduaded from Bordeaux's Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin and Kedge business school's wine and spirits management degree. She worked then as business developer for Les Grappes on Bordeaux. In 2018, looking for new challenges, she joined INNO'VIN team.
Laura's job is to take care of all cluster international aspects, and particularly managing the Wine & Vine INNO'VIN International Programm : organising international events, Export Club, be present at european level, creating an international network, ect.