After graduating with a diploma in agricultural management in 1996, he worked that year’s grape harvest and discovered that he was actually meant to be a winemaker. He then dreamed of being his own boss. He started out his professional life with a patchwork of small plots acquired here and there in the terroirs of Pouilly and its neighbors. Recognition by his peers in different viticultural authorities gave him self-confidence. But it is on stage, at the Grenier du Nohain community theater, that this amateur actor reveals his innermost character, his sensitivity, and his philosophical desire for the absolute.