Terroir Wines, the future of argentine wines
1st Argentine Terroir Workshop
During two days of conferences, on the 11th and 12th of December 2014, Doña Paula Argentina carried out the first 1° Argentine Terroir Workshop. The event, which was new in Mendoza, counted on the presence of international guests. There was an educational aim: to form a knowledge base about the topic that contributes to position argentine wines among the bests terroir wines of the world.
Master of Wine
He is an award-winning wine writer and Master of Wine with 28 years’ experience. He writes for a number of publications, including The World of Fine Wine, Intelligent Life, Gourmet Traveller Wine, Imbibe, Decanter, Wine-Searcher, Fine Drink (China) and Woman and Home, appears regularly on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen and is one of the Three Wine Men. He is a co-chairman of the International Wine Challenge, the world’s most rigorously judged blind tasting competition, and has won over 25 awards for his journalism and photography.
President of the Argentine
Association of Sommeliers
He is the President of the Argentine Association of Sommeliers and of the Pan-American Alliance of Sommeliers, as well as Vice President of the International Sommellerie Association for the American Continent, collaborating with the organization and being part of the jury at national and international sommelier competitions all over the world. He has organized fairs, auctions and other wine-related events. He is a jury member at the Decanter World Wine Awards and other wine competitions. In 2013, he published his first book – Más allá del Malbec (beyond Malbec). He is the executive sommelier at the HG restaurant in Fierro Hotel, in Buenos Aires.
Agricultural producer of
Doña Paula Argentina
Born in Mendoza, Martín Kaiser earned his Agricultural Engineer degree from the National University of Cuyo in 1999 and his Master’s degree in Viticulture and Oenology from l´ Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Montpellier in 2001. Until 2005, he carried out management and consultancy works at various wine projects, and he was a professor and researcher in Vine Physiology at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences between 2001 and 2009. Since 2006, he has been in charge of Doña Paula’s vine-growing area as well as of its R&D area, where the “Argentine Terroirs Research” program is developed.