Franck Lambert grew up amid the Côtes du Ventoux vineyards of Provence and in the past thirty years has forged a unique style crafting exceptional custom wines in France, South Africa and California.
After graduating from Montpellier University in 1994 with a Master in Viticuture and Enology, he spent ten years honing technique and skills in France. He began with Dopff au Moulin in Alsace, moved on to Château Loudenne in Bordeaux, and then to Château L’Hospitalet in Languedoc, where he worked with Michel Roland. From there he went to the Flagstone Winery in South Africa.
In 2002 he came to the US, starting as Assistant Winemaker at the Michael David Winery in Lodi. He was soon promoted Winemaker and later took on full responsibility as Senior Winemaker. With his expertise, production rose from 5,000 cases in 2002 to an astounding 350,000 cases in 2010, which really put Michael David on the map. Franck created wine for every label in the company, including the ever popular "7 Deadly Zins" and "Earthquake".
His commitment to excellence in wine has won many World Class Gold and Silver medals, notably from the San Francisco Chronicle and California State Fair.
In 2011 Franck Lambert set out on a new venture as a Winemaker Consultant for various wine venture, including Stama Winery in Lodi, California.