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Valenzuela, Fabián Alejandro

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Valenzuela, Fabián Alejandro
Age: 50 Years

Current position:

Production Maganer at Tapiz Winery

Previous work experience:
  • A.I. Balbo S.A., Winemaker, 4 years
  • Winery and Vineyards Nicolás Catena, Winemaker, 7 years
Studies abroad:
  • Harvest 1999 in Louis Jadot Beaune (France)
  • INRA, Montpellier 2000, technology works with Flash Detente
  • Miguel Torres Winery, 2001 Harvest,Penedés, Spain
List of best wines and their awards:
  • Malbec Reserva 2005: Malbec to the World 2006 – Gold Medal
  • Malbec Tapiz 2007: Malbec al mundo 2008 – Gold Medal
  • Sauvignon Blanc 2006: Hyatt wine Awards 2006 – Gold Medal
  • Chardonnay Reserva 2004: Catad´Or CMB 2005 – Gold Medal
  • Tapiz Torrontés 2008: Decanter World Wine Awards 2009 – International y Regional Trophy
Vision of the Argentinian wine industry:

Argentina as a wine producing country has had a constant growth of its exports during the past few years and I have no doubts that will remain with the same growth rates in the next years. However, it is also clear that these statistics are the result of a continued and sustained increase in the quality of its wines. Today this is recognized by great critics and specialists of the world, which makes Argentina to be considered a producer of great wines.