Director

Lucía Romero Marcuzzi

Born in Salta, Lucía spent her first summers in her grandfather’s winery in Tolombón, a few kilometers from Cafayate, and little by little she discovered the world of wine.

Upon finishing university in Buenos Aires at 22 years old, she began working in the winery, first collaborating in the development of the image of the winery and its products. She later took charge of Exports and in 2006 the winery began to export its wines to different countries.

In 2012 she did her postgraduate work in the Bordeaux Business School (BEM)—working toward her “Wine MBA” with the goal of attaining a more global business vision and learning more about how other wineries around the world are run. Since then she has been in charge of the winery in her new role as Director, with the goal of continuing to sell its wines in Argentina and the rest of the world.

Winemaker

Francisco ‘Paco’ Puga

Paco Puga was born in San Juan Province, where he obtain a degree in Oenology and Agronomy. In 1998 he travel to France to have his first experience working in Burgundy.  For the past 15 years he has deepen his knowlegde in winemaking while working in Salta. He started as winemaker in Bodega El Esteco from the Peñaflor Group, and more recently he has worked for  Hess Family Latin America, first as assistant winemaker in Colomé  and later as head winemaker in Amalaya. He has join our team in October of 2016, working as our winemaker with the support of our consulting winemaker, Paul Hobbs.

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Agronomist

Daniel Guillén

Daniel was born in Uco Valley, Mendoza. During his childhood he learnt to love and respect Mother Earth,  growing up in a family dedicated to agriculture and spending summers in his family’s vineyards.

With a degree in the University of Cuyo as an agronomist engineer, he has worked in more than a dozen harvests in Uco Valley, Cote du Rhone (France), Napa Valley and Washington Estate, USA.

He is always commited to working with nature to produce high quality grapes and to preserve the legacy of our ancestors, with the use of sustainable agriculture.

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