About queen of wines

Meet our team

LAURE LEVESQUE
President & Chief Tasting Officer

A French native, Laure has been fortunate enough to grow up in a family strongly connected to wine, with vineyards in several wine regions in France. She created Queen Of Wines to share her passion for discovering and enjoying “hidden gems” with American wine lovers, harnessing the power of her 20+ business career experience.

KEY ASSETS
Wine Sourcing
Wine Tasting
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CLOTILDE LEVESQUE
Artistic
Director

Clotilde is a young talented graphic and web designer from France.

She has been on the team early on and created the whole brand identity for Queen Of Wines.

She brings her contemporary approach to wine that belongs to the brand’s DNA.

KEY ASSETS
Creativity
Digital Marketing
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JULIE MURPHY
Regional Wine Ambassador

In addition to her experience from a 20-year career in marketing and communications, Julie (a North Carolinian and Francophile) brings her knowledge and passion from having spent half a year meeting with many of Queen Of Wines winemaking families while in France.

KEY ASSETS
Wine Tasting
Sales Management
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RACHEL JOHNSON
Regional Wine Ambassador

After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, Rachel Johnson moved to the north of France where she developed a passion for all things wine, beer, and francophone. She returned to NC to start her own business offering mystery-themed craft beer tours based out of Carrboro. Now, she’s excited to be working with Queen of Wines to bring a taste of France to her home state.

KEY ASSETS
Wine Tasting
Sales Management
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JONATHAN AMMONS
Regional Wine Ambassador

Jonathan is an Asheville native, the Lead Food & Beverage journalist for the Mountain Xpress, Editor-in Chief at The Dirty Spoon, and a contributor to many foodies newspapers and magazines. A dedicated oenophile with experience in both retail, bar and restaurant, and distribution, he is committed to reliable service with a focus making great food and wine approachable and enjoyable to everyone.

KEY ASSETS
Wine Tasting
Sales Management
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SEZAÏG ANTHONY
Sales & Marketing
Assistant

Sezaïg  is a French student in Wine Business & Wine Production at Bordeaux Sciences Agro in Bordeaux. She has a huge thirst of learning from the whole team. She is our ‘jack of all trades’ by assisting and helping the team in their daily tasks. Driven by her freshness and spontaneity, she’s a precious help for back office sales and marketing.

KEY ASSETS
Wine Tasting
Communication

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