Co-Founder and principal winemaker David DesForges joins Canpagne Wine Co with over a decade of wine industry experience. David, a Certified Sommelier, has been General Manager of a large negotiant company producing over 175 thousand cases of wine a year as well as acting as GM for smaller boutique producers. He started his career in wine managing DTC programs of some of the most iconic wineries in Napa Valley such as Beaulieu and Merryvale and even served a stint as Wine Director for celebrity chef Micheal Chairello. David resides in the Napa Valley with the love of his life and their 4 children.
Co-Founder Ovid Battat joins Canpagne Wine Co. with over 18 years of wine industry experience. Ovid, a certified sommelier, has been working in National Accounts On and Off Premise for the last ten years with the Diageo portfolio as well as multiple historic Napa Valley wineries. He previously led the Diageo wine business for FL and started his career by establishing his own wine, olive oil, and chocolate import business representing over 130 brands and family owned producers. Ovid resides in FL with his awesome wife and their beautiful family-