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OUR PASSION FOR THE FINEST IS MEANT TO BE SHARED
Based in NYC, Matthieu Yamoum’s love for wine began in his childhood city Reims, located in the Champagne region of France. Today his experience spans almost fifteen years within the hospitality industry forging strong relationships with winemakers, hotel and restaurant executives and avid wine collectors that share a deep passion for fine wine and champagne.
As the Wine Director of Baccarat Hotel New York since 2016, Matthieu’s mission is to curate the property’s wine program, with over five thousands fine wines listed, including the largest Champagne selection in the country.
In October 2020, Matthieu released the champagne Cuvée “Essentiel By” in partnership with eponymous house Piper-Heidsieck. He also launched his own Champagne brand in January 2021 called HRLM Champagne.
CO-FOUNDER + WINE DIRECTOR
Based in Miami and born and raised in Paris, France, Philippe Vasilescu has over ten years of experience in fine wine & spirits, event management, experiential marketing and public relations with some of the most prestigious French brands. He has hosted over seven hundred luxury tasting events in 7 countries within the USA, Europe and Southeast Asia since 2013.
From 2015 to 2020, Philippe was the Brand Ambassador for the prestigious LOUIS XIII Cognac de Remy Martin.
In February 2021, Philippe invested in CellArt and became Managing Partner for the US and The Caribbean.
CO-FOUNDER + EVENT DIRECTOR
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