LOUIS GAAL – CO-OWNER
Independent Business Consultant since 1992 who specializes in business process analysis, including production methodology, efficiency analysis, risk analysis and marketing. His assignments have included in depth analysis of procedures for several regulatory bodies within the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Import, Export, Plant Health and R&D (Science) divisions. This experience has given Louis a solid understanding of inspection methods and sanitation standards. Louis has been making beer and wine, often experimenting with various blending methods since 1989. His family traces its roots to the Normandy region of France; their family crest consisting of 4 bunches of grapes. Always an avid gardener, Louis has been actively studying farm methods for over 20 years, experimenting on small-scale plots. A strong believer in organic methods, Louis is investigating methods for fertilization and pest control with little or no use of chemicals.
CLAIRE FAGUY – CO-OWNER
Claire is the Treasurer of 6599583 Canada Inc. and is responsible for maintaining the financial health of the company. She is also responsible for Indulge! the home-based custom cake and pastry division of 6599583 Canada Inc.
Drawing on her administrative background, Claire’s attention to detail injects a sanity factor into long-term planning and is critical in the evaluation process of contracts. Claire’s culinary training has developed her palate in a manner that makes her invaluable in wine blending. In her capacity as head of quality assurance, she has tested every experimental wine blend and recipe. Claire has final word on whether a recipe remains part of the repertoire or not.