Chêne & Cie

Presentation

In September 1997, Henri de PRACOMTAL and his family formed the company “CHÊNE & Cie”, grouping together the cooperages they had bought.

Taransaud France

TARANSAUD

TARANSAUD, founded in 1932 by Roger Taransaud, was purchased from Hennessy in September 1997. It coopers French oak barrels and tanks.
Canton - Grand cru

CANTON

CANTON COOPERAGE, founded in 1939, was purchased in October 1998. It coopers American oak barrels.
Kadar

KÁDÁR

KÁDÁR HUNGARY is a joint venture created in February 2008 by Chêne & Cie and Budapesti Kádár, the oldest cooperage in Hungary, property of the Molnar family. It coopers Hungarian oak barrels.
Bâtons de bois XTRACHÊNE

XTRACHÊNE

The XTRACHÊNE brand has been the oak alternatives department since 2011.

CHÊNE & Cie also offers barrel servicing and distribution activities worldwide.

Research department

The research, expertise and oenology department (Research & Development Department) was created in 2000 and is based near Bordeaux.

Wood supply department

The ‘Wood Supply’ Department for French oak has been part of the company CHÊNE BOIS since 2008.

Our distribution subsidiaries

  • Chêne Australasia in Australia and New Zealand,
  • Chêne South Africa in South Africa,
  • Chêne Chile in Chile,
  • Taransaud North-America in the USA,
  • Chêne Distribution in Europe, which also includes the Used Barrels Department.

In all other wine-producing countries, our distribution is handled by agents or directly by Chêne & Cie’s brands.

Management team