The French oenologist Adhémar de Chaunac (* 1896) emigrated in 1907 Canada but returned temporarily France back to serve in the French Army between 1915 and 1919 during the First World War. After training as a chemist, he worked in Canada for the milk and yeast industry. From 1933 to 1961 he was the chief oenologist in charge at the Brights Wines winery in Niagara Falls (Ontario). He was also a consultant in Canada and the East of the United States worked in led a total of 35 during this time hybrid grape on; amongst other things Baco noir who later named after him De Chaunac. Leon Millot. Maréchal Foch and Vidal Blanc, The wines pressed from it were the first in North America without the one usually found in other varieties Foxton, He also founded the production of ice wines, Chaunac is considered a pioneer in viticulture with a great influence on North America's wine industry.