About Jean Trimbach
Jean Trimbach, of the twelfth generation of Trimbachs, has over 25+ years of
experience working for the family company. His brother, Pierre Trimbach, also
joined the family business at the same time.
Educated in Colmar, Jean attended college in Strasbourg where he studied
accounting and business for three years. Following University, Jean completed
his year of military service with the Mountain Artellier based near Grenoble
in the French Alps in 1983.
Jean finished his studies in the USA perfecting his English and studying all
aspects of the U.S. wine business, first working for six months with his
importer, Seagram Chateau & Estate Wines Company in New York, then a
three month stint in California working the crush at Gundlach-Bundschu in
Sonoma and at Sterling Vineyards in Napa. On his return to France, Jean also
spent three months at Chateau Mouton Rothschild in Bordeaux.
Today he boasts the expertise of managing over 25 Trimbach vintages and has
been involved in the export business travelling extensively throughout the