A long-time close friend to Peter Kwok, Michel Rolland is present at Chateau Haut-Brisson since its takeover in 1997.  In addition to his own properties, Mr. Rolland works with some of the finest wineries on four continents as a consulting oenologist. Over the years, this illustrious list has included such acclaimed wineries as Angélus, Ausone and Valandraud in Saint-Emilion, Pape Clément in Pessac-Léognan, Pontet-Canet in Pauillac, Ornellaia in Tuscany, and Harlan Estate, Bryant Family, Araujo, Ovid, Dalla Valle and Staglin Family Vineyards in Napa Valley. 

Mr. Rolland is a graduate of the esteemed Bordeaux Faculty of Oenology.