Our Spanish winemaker is in fact Scottish, and in the bodegas he’s known as “El Escocés Volante” (The Flying Scotsman). Norrel has worked in every aspect of winery operations in both Northern and Southern Hemispheres and is the one and only Master of Wine based in Spain. Norrel works hand in hand with local winemakers across Spain to produce award-winning wines with true character and attitude.
Thierry’s ancestors established their own domaine in the southern Rhône valley 1626, so his roots are well and truly in winemaking. With more than 30 years’ experience, Thierry is one of the region’s leading winemakers and has a tremendous network of growers which gives him access to the very best grapes. Thierry creates wines with a distinctive, balanced style – fruit orientated, complex, and elegant.
Giorgio is a true winemaking visionary. Originally from the mountainous region of Trentino in northern Italy, he moved to Chile where he pioneered winemaking in the rugged terrain of the Elqui Valley. Giorgio is now one of the most respected winemakers in South America and is expert in capturing the pure essence of different grapes and expressing the unique terroir of high-altitude vineyards.
Mattia is a dynamic young winemaker from Italy with a passion for making characterful and expressive wines. He learned his craft at the prestigious Michele all’Adige College in Trentino followed by a degree in Oenology from Udine. He then worked in Chile’s most remote and northerly vineyards with our winemaking guru Giorgio. Mattia now splits his time between Marsala in Sicily, Chile and Trentino.