Axel Heinz
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Born in Munich, Germany, on 19 November  1971. In 1993, after completing high school, he moved to France, in the Bordeaux region, where he obtained a diploma in Agriculture, "Viticulture Oenologie," from the Lycée d'Enseignement Général et Technologique Agricole de Bordeaux (LEGTA), and got his first experience in vinification at Château La Tour Carnet, in Saint Laurent du Medoc. In 1999, still in Bordeaux, he obtained a Masters in Agronomy from the Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs des Travaux Agricoles and the Enological School of Bordeaux, finishing with a thesis dedicated to the premature aging of the Chardonnay-based whites of Limoux. Since January 2005 he has been Winemaker and Director of production and for Tenuta Dell'Ornellaia - Bolgheri (Livorno).  Of French-German origin, he has perfect mastery of Italian, English, French and Spanish.

Winery: Tenuta dell'Ornellaia

Events Information
Monday, 30 April 2012
Masseto Wine Masterclass

Monday, 30 April 2012
Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Ornellaia Wine Dinner Presented By Axel Heinz Featuring Andrea Sacchi