In 1993, Mathilde and her husband Bertrand Thomas met Professor Vercauteren from the Bordeaux Faculty of Pharmacy
at Château Smith Haut Lafitte (which belongs to her parents),
He explained to them to what extent "grape seeds are treasure troves!".
This realization let to the creation of a new line of cosmetics and anti-ageing products because, thanks to a revolutionary procedure,
grape polyphenols were able to be stabilised.
The first Caudalie products were created in 1995.