Remembering Etienne Hugel


Etienne Hugel, commercial director of Alsace wine giant Hugel et Fils and friend of the Harrogate Medical Wine Society died suddenly on Saturday 9 April 2016


At the Harrogate Medical Wine Society’s Hugel Dinner at Rudding Park in Harrogate on 20 May 2011





Presenting Hugel wines at the Gall Face Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka in February 2015





At the London Wine Trade Fair in May 2015 with Kaoru



We will miss him


  1. “We were so sad to hear about the sudden death of Etienne Hugel.  The photos of the dinner at Rudding Park brought back lots of happy memories. It was such a lovely, entertaining and informative evening, Etienne was such an amusing speaker particularly when he was trying to explain to us  the history of Alsace and his comments on French politicians.
    It was so nice to meet his son and his father last October in Alsace We are sure they must be absolutely devastated. Our sympathies go out to them and all his family.” – Carol and Peter Murphy, Ackworth, 13 April 2016
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