French family empire, one of the most important companies in the Bordeaux wine trade counts. Originally from Corrèze in central France, Jean Moueix (1882-1957) bought the head office in 1930 Château Fonroque in Saint-Émilion and his son Jean-Pierre (1913-2003) began simultaneously with wine trade, Jean-Pierre founded in 1937 in Libourne, the wine trading company "Établissements Jean-Pierre Moueix". The express goal was to specifically red wines from the Rive droite (right bank of the Dordogne) for sale. Until the 1970s, the company became the most important Négociant (Trading house) in Bordeaux. The trading company Duclot was acquired in 1956 with the aim of doing business on the Rive gauche (left bank with Médoc and Graves ) and direct sales to private customers in France. Since 1968, both companies are managed by Jean-Pierre's older son Jean-François Moueix (* 1945).
From the 1950s, Jean-Pierre Moueix many in Châteaux Saint-Emilion. Fronsac and Pomerol acquired. To belong to belong at least in the form of shares Château Belair-Monange. Château La Clotte. Château de la Dauphine, Château Guillot, Château La Fleur-Gazin. Château La Fleur-Pétrus. Château Lagrange. Château La Grave. Château Latour à Pomerol. Château Magdelaine. Château Moulin du Cadet and Château Trotanoy, The most significant possession is the 1961/1964 participation in the famous Château Pétrus (Pomerol). The wineries Château Canon Château Canon de Brem, Canon Moueix Château, Château La Croix Canon and Château de la Dauphine were resold in 2000.
Jean-Pierre's younger son Christian (* 1946), with his chief oenologist Jean-Claude Berrouet, has been responsible for all Châteaux since 1970. He founded in 1982 with two daughters of John Daniel (former owner of Inglenook Winery ) in Yountville California the winery Dominus Estate where in a state-of-the-art winery the cult wine "Dominus" is produced. After payment of the partners, he is the sole owner since 1994. In the meantime, Christian Moueix also manages the trading house in Libourne. Édouard Moueix (* 1977), son of Christian, is sales manager for the American market. It should also be mentioned that Jean-Pierre Moueix was a collector of works of art such as paintings by Pablo Picasso and Francis Bacon, as well as valuable books. These are exhibited in the Château on the Dordogne, where he lived.