The Champagne House in Reims was founded in 1985 by Alain Thiénot. Previously, he had been active in Champagne as an influential broker. The vineyards cover 14 hectares of vines in the Grand Cru communities Aÿ and Mesnil-sur-Oger, There are different champagne produced from the three classic varieties. The Cuvée de Prestige is the brand "Grande Cuvée". In 1995, his cousin Jean Claude Fourmon sold him 51% of the champagne house Joseph Perrier, Owned by Thiénot are also the champagne houses Marie Stuart and since 2003 Canard-Duchêne, as well as the Bordeaux wineries Château Rahoul in Graves and Château de Ricaud in Loupiac. The company also has son Stanislas and daughter Garance Barbier-Thiénot. In 2007 Thiénot took over the majority shares of Dourthe-Kressmann (Bordeaux).