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Laffort USA Proudly Sponsor’s Employee Cyril Derreumaux on the 2016 Pacific Row Expedition from California to Hawaii


Cyril DerreumauxPetaluma, CA Laffort USA, a leading supplier of innovative winemaking products, sponsors Cyril Derreumaux, Business Development Manager for Nobile premium wine oak alternative products, whom will be participating in the biggest physical and mental challenge of his life. Starting on June 4th, Cyril will be rowing across the Pacific Ocean from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii.

This athletic expedition consists of a 4­man crew from different nationalities (France, Brazil, Iceland, USA) named “Team Uniting Nations”. The daring team will row a 24­foot boat in shifts of 2­hours increments day and night. The estimated length of time the row will take is between 40 and 45 days. “Team Uniting Nations” is aiming to beat the current Guinness World Record of 43 days. Laffort USA wishes them good luck on this ambitious goal and accomplishment.

Follow Cyril’s journey at the links provided below and he will see you when he returns with a lot of amazing stories to tell!

About Laffort USA

Laffort is a fourth generation family owned business founded in 1 895 with a history in research and discovery in enology dating back to Pasteur’s seminal works. The Laffort group is proud to dedicate one of the largest budgets among private enological companies to Research and Development in the wine industry. As a result of these efforts, Laffort holds many patents and
regularly launches innovative products and processes for the wine industry. Laffort holds HACCP and ISO certifications and Laffort USA is the first winemaking product supplier in the U.S. to achieve Green Business Certification. www.laffort.com



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