HERVÉ LALAU
Wine journalist
Knight in the Order of the French Agricultural Merit
Born in France in 1962. Studied English at CPE, journalisme at IPJ in Bruxelles and Wine in Ecole d’œnologie de Lille.

  • Wine journalist
  • Knight in the Order of the French Agricultural Merit
  • Member of the Confraternity of the Companions of Gruyère Switzerland.
  • Member of the Association of Belgian Press Journalists (AJP)
  • Member of the Circle of Wine Writers (GB)

Hervé started as a journalist at Distribution d’Aujourd’hui (Belgique), then moved to In Vino Veritas, magazine belge for wine https://www.invinoveritas.be/fr/.
In 2006 he quit the distribution and definitely get started in wine journalism with In Vino Veritas and Meininger’s Wine Business International in addition to Vitisphere.
In 2010 he founded the site « Les 5 du Vin ». https://les5duvin.wordpress.com/
He is now working at Romanduvin (Suiss) and Oenosphère (Belgium)

He judged many wine competitions like Vinalies Internationales, Mondial du Chasselas, Mondial du Grenache, Mondial du Rosé, and also Sélections Mondiales Canada, Mundus Vini, Séville Wine Competition…)