Michel Tardieu established Tardieu-Laurent in 1994. At first, Michel Tardieu worked with his wife Michelle in the southern Rhône. In partnership with Burgundian pastry chef, Tardieu-Laurent was established. Michel started to buy and select wines according to the quality of the vineyard. Michel Tardieu now working independently, is completely free to pursue his own philosophy. His hallmark reflects the essence of the vintage and specific vineyard sites.