Piper Heidsieck

Piper-Heidsieck and Key People

peep-ur hide-seek (France, Germany, Belgium)
pipe-ur hide-seek (rest of world)

Either pronunciation is acceptable.

Type of Producer
Piper-Heidsieck owns vineyard land in Champagne, but the majority of grapes are purchased from other growers. The French regulators designate Piper-Heidsieck as a Negociant Manipulant (a producer who buys grapes from growers).

Overall Producer Style
The general style at Piper-Heidsieck is lively and fresh with nice toasty notes shining through, especially with a little aging.

Annual Production
Not Available. Actual production numbers are proprietary.

Piper-Heidsieck's Key People

Current Owner
EPI (Société Européenne de Participation Industrielles - a holding company of the Descours family for several luxury brands) owns the P&C Heidsieck Group.

Chef de Cave
Regis Camus (since 2002)
For the eighth time, Regis Camus was awarded Sparkling Winemaker of the year in 2013 by the International Wine Challenge. He joined the Heidsieck group in 1994 and worked closely with the former Chef de Cave, Daniel Thibault. When Thibault died in 2002, Camus took over and continues to excel at his craft.

Christopher Descours (EPI President/CEO)
Cecile Bonnefond (CEO Piper-Heidsieck)

More On Piper-Heidsieck

Their Champagne Collection
Our Piper-Heidsieck report contains a selection of recent champagne offerings along with reviews and ratings.

Contact and Visitor Information
Contact and possible tour information can be found in our Contact Piper-Heidsieck report

Official Website
The official website is


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