Corinne Seely is wine director at Exton Park Vineyard in Hampshire, England. As a chemistry and oenology graduate, Seely started her career at Château Lynch Bages in Bordeaux. She then became one of the youngest female head winemakers at Domaine de Chevalier, also in Bordeaux. Before working her magic in England, Seely made wine in Australia, Languedoc, France, and the Douro Valley in Portugal.
The best advice I ever got
Create the opportunities before they become obvious.
My life motto
What is done no longer needs to be done.
I am currently reading
Un jour je m’en irai sans en avoir tout dit by Jean d’Ormesson
My most played music track
Via con me by Paolo Conte
If I didn’t do my current job I would be
A doctor without borders
Skill I don’t currently possess but would like to have
Having the ability to write a book
My favourite kind of exercise
I relax while
Being in the company of people I care about.
An immense amount of press articles.
My essential newspaper/magazine
The Week and Elle when I am in France.
My desert-island wine
Exton Park Rosé
I have learnt a lot from
Listening to other people’s life stories
My last meal and sip will be
My grandmother’s recipe of ‘Poulet Marraine’ cooked by my sons with a Léoville Las Cazes 1991.