The head of the Tapiz, Zolo and Wapisa Wineries, Patricia Ortiz has spent twenty years making high quality wines. Working in both Mendoza and by the sea in Río Negro, innovation and overcoming professional challenges are both her inspiration and trademark.
Marcelo Miras is a prestigious oenologist with a long history in the Alto Valle de Río Negro. After doing important work at major wineries such as Humberto Canale and Bodega del Fin del Mundo, Miras settled in Mainqué, in a vineyard that dates back to 1958, to found his own winery, Bodega Miras, where environmental awareness is of primary importance.
On Argentina’s vibrant gastronomic scene, October 20 is the Day of the Chef. Across the country, and the world, more and more cooks and restaurants are celebrating what each area has to offer, taking fresh new approaches and using innovative techniques to create dishes with real character, often conceived in close association with Argentine wine. Here, we celebrate the Day of the Chef with a brief – and far from complete – rundown of some of the most interesting restaurants and chefs across the country.
Marcelo Miras moved to Alto Valle de Río Negro, a valley with an incredible thermal range, to take over the oenology at Bodega Humberto Canale. A key figure in the development of the winemaking hub in San Patricio del Chañar, Neuquén, today he lives with his family on an estate in Mainqué, Valle Medio, Rio Negro. and is also the Director of Viticulture in Río Negro.