The trading house ( Négociant ) from the Bordeaux was founded in 1989 by Bergitta Nanette Reiss. Sales were primarily from Bordeaux wines Premiers Crus Classés achieved. The export markets were Germany (60%), Austria, Great Britain and the USA. The company was 90% owned by the German group in 2000 Hawesko Holding AG taken over, the management remained with the founder. From 2012 there was a drop in sales; the company has since been liquidated.