José Ignacio Maturana
WINEMAKER AND FOUNDER
OF MATURANA WINERY
Thanks to his extraordinary sensory sensitivity, he has been ranked as one of the best winemakers in Chile. He led the winemaking team of one of the most prestigious vineyards in Chile, winner of important prizes in international competitions throughout the world. Exclusive winemaker and responsible for the creation and development of the successful project “Maturana Winery”. Winemaking project manager «TOP WINE MAKERS» Chosen by the most important newspaper in Chile «El Mercurio» as the most innovative Winemaker in Chile in 2017 ″; and his Maturana Winery project was chosen as the best wine project of 2017 by the circle of gastronomic chroniclers and wine journalists in Chile.
COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR AND FOUNDER
OF MATURANA WINERY
Professional with experience in executive positions in the Commercial and Operations areas, new business development and product development, mainly in the Food Industry. Entrepreneurial spirit, commercial creativity, empathetic, proactive, good relational skills, ability to lead and engage teams of people, generate and successfully implement business strategies. Chosen in 2009 among the 100 young leaders of Chile by the Wiken magazine of the newspaper el mercurio, he was one of the pioneers in developing the concept of wine pairing, advising important vineyards in different countries. Cook by profession with experience in executive chef positions in Vail Colorado, USA and in Viña Casa Silva, Chile.
MATURANA WINERY IT IS LOCATED IN THE HEART OF THE COLCHAGUA VALLEY
Located around 150 kilometers south of the Metropolitan Region, the Colchagua Valley, like many of the most productive areas of the Chilean wine industry, is especially recognized for its red wines and for its coastal white climate wines. cold.
The Colchagua Valley has several international recognitions, being distinguished in 2005 as the “Wine Region of the Year” by the specialized magazine Wine Enthusiast. The prize was awarded for the excellent quality of the land, a perfect micro-climate for growing grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, which represents an important part of the total of vineyards in the valley, in addition to the famous lost variety of Europe, the Carmenere, unique in the world. Among the reds in the area, Syrah also stands out. “It is a paradise for red wines.”