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Atipax - Gabriel Braconi is the great winner of the contest My Wine Story. Congratulations!

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WineSur also highlights the effort and excellent job of the following stories:

Lambrusco Maestri - Don Bosco is the story with more votes in Spanish.

Trapezio, the shape of our estate, the name of our wine is the story with more votes in English.

Thanks to all the wineries that participated sending their wine stories and to the readers who voted them.

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Felo – Cuarto Dominio

September 22, 2010

In 1940, in Rivadavia- Mendoza, Rafael Martinez, also known as Felo, was born.
Mid 70’s, Felo and his family, moved to La Consulta in San Carlos, Mendoza, to be the foreman of a land inside Valle de Uco.
For more than 35 years up until today, Felo  has devoted all his passion and devotion to the care [...]

Carla Chiaro – Santos J. Carelli

September 22, 2010

Carelli Family winemaking tradition began in Mombercceli, Italy. Santos José Carelli acquired the winery in Mendoza in 1943, and planted the first vineyards with high quality grapes for winemaking. The third generation is currently participating in the project, under the direction of Santos’s son, Enrique Carelli, who continues incorporating new technology with the same entrepreneurial [...]

Año Cero – Alto Cedro

September 22, 2010

Altocedro Our idea was to relate the Cedar Tree for two reasons: the first is that we are 4th generation of Lebanese descent in Argentina and for us the Cedar is a sacred tree. The second is that in our land of La Consulta, we have more than 27 old cedars planted in the middle [...]

Cuma – Michel Torino Estate

September 22, 2010

The Ayamará people, inhabitants of the northern region of Cafayate sine before the times of the Incas, discovered the beauty and balance of its impressive nature. These civilizations developed dedication and respect for the earth – the pacha mama.
This philosophy, which summarizes the spirit of our winery and our people, gave birth to a pioneering [...]

ILKA – Finca Agostino

September 22, 2010

It was 1947 when the Agostino brothers traveled with their family from Italy to join grandpa Sebastiano, who was already living in Mendoza and worked as a “contractor vintner”.
In the sixties the family moved to Canada, but the memory of Mendoza remained in their minds as the joyful land of their childhood, with the vineyards [...]

Reserva Malbec – Finca 8

September 22, 2010

Some years ago I had a dream, to teach my children what you can do with effort, love and passion. FINCA 8 is the result of that. Its wines, their farms are for me something unique in this world. FINCA 8 comes from The Eighth, name of the best hams in Argentina. And you want [...]