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Neil Michael Dixon

Managing Director


Neil founded EspritdeChampagne, with James Cruce, after discovering some of the wines that form the Portfolio. Convinced that there would be interest for these wines in the US they started importing on a small scale in 2012. The Company now work with distributors on both the East and West Coast.

Eugenio Jardim

Brand Ambassador


Eugenio joined Neil and James after being an enthusiastic supporter whilst Maitre d' at Jardiniere in San Francisco. A well known and world travelled sommelier, Eugenio brings all his natural charm and expertise to bear in promoting the Esprit portfolio.

James Cruce

Co-Founder and Partner


James started the Partnership not knowing if he really liked Champagne, but he has certainly developed a taste for it since and can navigate the vagaries of champagne with the best of them.

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Brandon Mueller

Brand Ambassador


Brandon has 12 years of experience building multiple Brands working with the Estates Group and more recently the Henry Wine Group and Winebow. Brandon will be spearheading the ongoing growth and range of wines in the portfolio in California.

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Michal Krajnik

EspritdeChampagne Schweiz


Michal runs the Swiss arm of EspritdeChampagne from Zurich, the latest addition to our team.

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Kiyomi Yamanaka

EspritdeChampagne Japan

Kiyomi is our point of contact in Japan, developing relationships in this evolving market with a sophisticated understanding of Grower Champagnes.




Tel: +1 818 986 9463


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