Sommelier Ludovic Anacleto of Cru, The Little Wine Bistro - Biography

San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nueva Leon

September 2013

Ludovic Anacleto was born in Paris, but grew up among his family vineyards in Champagne. After completing a degree at culinary school, he continued his wine studies as an apprentice at Lucas Carton under chef Alain Senderens. Anacleto also had the opportunity to work in Spain with Ferran AdriĆ”, which helped develop his understanding of the importance of texture in wine and food pairings. He further profited from his time in the Iberian peninsula by spending nine months at Quinta do Noval, where he developed a deep understanding of Port.

After time working at the Man Ray nightclub in Paris and the private restaurant of the European Court of Justice, Ludovic left Europe for the opportunity to become the sommelier at the Azul Beach Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico. He recently opened his own wine bar, Cru, The Little Wine Bistro, in Monterrey,Mexico.