Hine appoints Enguerrand Leonetti as ambassador
Cognac house Thomas Hine & Co has named Enguerrand Leonetti as its new brand ambassador, working across a number of key markets.
Leonetti’s key responsibilities include working with Hine distributors on product training, tastings and the develop of cocktail programmes in countries including the UK, US, Germany, Belgium and Scandinavia.
A graduate from the ESCEM Business School in Tours, France, Leonetti is fluent in English and has held roles in the wine industry in both France and the US.
According to Hine, in his leisure time Leonetti is a rugby coach and enjoys swimming, scuba diving and judo. He volunteers as a scout chief and is a member of an association which cares for the elderly. In addition he is a keen historian and is renovating a 15th century chapel.
In January, Hine released two 1987 vintages – a Jarnac-matured and an ‘early-landed’ expression made using the “finest” Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie.