Delegate Profile

Kevin McKee

Job TitleTaittinger Family UK Director

Company NameTaittinger

About

Graduated in 1984 with an Honours degree in Biochemistry, Physiology and Microbiology but instead chose a career in Drinks working with Grolsch, Highland Distillers, Bass Brewers, Jim Beam Brands and Seagrams before joining Champagne Ruinart in 2001.  

While with Ruinart the love of all things Champagne was born and spent 4 years developing the brand outside London working with top luxury hotels and restaurants across the south of England including many iconic establishments. Moved to the parent company, Moët Hennessy, in 2006.

Within Moët Hennessy managed the full Champagne portfolio including Krug, Dom Perignon, Ruinart, Veuve Clicquot, Moët & Chandon and Mercier across a wide range & style of business.  Stayed for a further 7 years ending as a Senior National Account Manager.

Moved to Champagne Taittinger in January 2014 and commenced upon a new and exciting role within the UK & Eire as the “Taittinger Family UK Director”.  

This new role is to act on behalf of Pierre-Emmanuel, Clovis & Vitalie Taittinger as their representative & voice in the most important export market. Specifically, consulting with all sectors of the wine industry to help both trade and consumers fully connect with the brand, develop new opportunities for this prestigious house and ensure as many Champagne lovers as possible are acquainted with the Taittinger philosophy of quality & excellence backed up by the family’s signature.

Kevin lives with Sharon in Leigh, Surrey with their two daughters Madeline & Niamh. Passionate about the written word and visual storytelling whether it be film or comic, the big outdoors and of course Champagne!

Conference Sessions

  • Comtes de Champagne Masterclass

    02 Jul 2018, 14:30 - 15:15, The Winemakers' Cellar

    Since 1952, Comtes de Champagne has been one of the most  exclusive deluxe champagne cuvées. Join Family Taittinger's UK director Kevin McKee for a tasting of t...

    • Language: English

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