Born from generations of wine makers and distillers dating back to the 15th century, Jean-Sebastien Robicquet, the Master Distiller of CIROC™ has the art of distilling in his veins. Jean-Sebastien is based in Villevert, France in the renowned wine region of Bordeaux. His distillery, Maison Villevert, has been in his family for over 500 years.
Jean-Sebastien earned his Oenology diploma in 1988, and a Masters in Law, Economics and Management of the Wine Industry in 1990. He combined his distilling expertise and his skill as an oenologist to create CIROC™ Ultra-Premium Vodka in 2003.
Jean-Sebastien has been recognized by the Great Council of Bordeaux Wines as ‘Commandeur de Bordeaux,’ in acknowledgement of his resolve for high quality, superior and honest products.