Olivier launched his career in France in the finance industry. Being an ardent wine lover, he moved to China in 2006, where he set up and managed his own successful and multiple award-winning wine bar in Beijing. He joined EMW Fine Wines in 2009 and worked his way up to lead the North China office. In 2016, he moved to Shanghai to lead the East China office. Since 2020, Olivier has been in charge of the overall operation of EMW Greater China offices, and is now the CEO of the Company.
Chairman of the Board
Edouard Duval has been part of the wine business since an early age as his family brand, Champagne Duval-Leroy, has a history of more than 160 years. He is also the owner of his eponymous Champagne estate in Côte des Bar, Domaine Sainte Eulalie, and Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Abbaye de Morgeot in Burgundy.
Edouard founded East Meets West Fine Wines with his best friend, Gregory Bielot, and is now Chairman of the Board of the company.
Gregory has been living in China since the early 2000s. After graduating from Tongji University in Shanghai with a Business Administration degree, he founded East Meets West Fine Wines with his best friend Edouard Duval. They have been working together in the wine industry for 18 years. At the end of 2012, he moved to Hong Kong to launch the EMW Hong Kong office and manage the team and business in South China. He speaks fluent Chinese and has a strong knowledge of the local wine market.
With a professional team composed of sales, educators and solid marketing and logistic departments - coming from both Europe (France, Italy, Portugal) and Asia (Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong) - we put quality, wine/sake/spirits knowledge, and customer care at the center of our activities.
Our talented, trained team provides the best wine，sake and spirits selections and personalized services for our customers.
At EMW, we work together to promote the wine, sake and craft spirits culture and drive the wine, sake and craft spirit market in Greater China to a higher level through our excellent relationship with media and cooperation partners.