Carmelo Rodero belongs to an ancient line of wine producers in the Ribera town of Pedrosa de Duero. His childhood was spent among vineyards and winepresses, and his earliest memories involve his grandparents producing wine the traditional way.
PRADOREY, ONE OF THE MOST VISITED WINERY IN RIBERA DEL DUERO. They are in the Royal site of Ventosilla, a large three-thousand-hectare estate bought by Isabella the Catholic Monarch in 1503.
To talk about our essence, we must first talk about our origin. In Pesquera de Duero, viticulture is a way of life, an art rather than a job. The world of grapes here is well known to all, and that’s where we come from.
Bodegas Luis Alegre started in 1968 from the passion of a winegrowing family and is located in Laguardia, one of the most exclusive areas of wine elaboration in Spain.
Jose Estevez, the dynamic founder of Viña Almirante, did not start life as a viñero though it was in his blood. The story of Viña Almirante begins with Jose’s grandfather, who owned a farm in Cuba which was stolen by Castro after the revolution.
Our Estate Vineyards are located in the high altitude of the prestigious Uco Valley Of Mendoza, in the appellations of Altamira and Gualtallary.
In the barrels of our winery in Lontué, in the Curicó Valley, the history of Caballo Loco is born. The best reserves of old harvests of our wines were kept in them.
The history of Valdivieso dates back to 1879, the year in which Mr. Alberto Valdivieso founded Champagne Valdivieso, the first sparkling wine producer in Chile and South America.
Love of the land and of good wine have always been part of the Tombacco family. It’s like a genetic trait that’s passed on through generations.
For three generations the Tombacco Family has been producing and bottling Italian wines with genuine and intense flavours, in the best wine-making tradition of our country.
Guillermo Herrera grew up working in the vineyards alongside his mother and family; memories he holds dear every day. His life-long experiences in vineyard cultivation peaks with his company Heritage Vineyard Management.
Forty-four years ago, Lupe Maldonado moved to California from Atacheo, a small farming community in Michoacan, Mexico. Lupe spent many years working in vineyards throughout Napa Valley. He settled down in the small town of St Helena.
The ancient volcanic foothills of Monterey’s coastal range, the bountiful and sunny Salinas Valley, the wind and fog from the Pacific Ocean, and the oversized rocks from the Arroyo Seco River all come together to create the unique terroir of our estate vineyards.