The French wine specialist was inspector general of the body that oversees compliance with French AOC regulations. The legendary Paris Wine Tasting
in 1976, when the myth of the qualitative superiority of French wines over New World products was broken, he acted as one of the 11 judges or wine critic
, After the surprising result, many people (mainly France) suggested that he resign from his position. Brejoux also wrote some wine books, such as "Les Vins De Loire" (The Loire Wines).