The Vinotage Team

'' Get to know us; a group of passionate wine enthusiasts who have followed their dream. A variety of people, creativity and talent with a clear and common goal: Contributing to an authentic wine experience with a WOW!  ''

Juan Haro

Juan Haro

Founder & General Manager

For the past 15 years, Juan has been searching for special indigenous grape varieties. His journey through these forgotten vineyards in the Spanish highlands has brought together the 10 most important wine regions in one Vinotage family.

Nathalie

Nathalie Delfgaauw
Sales & Export
Because of her still-growing passion for wine and significantly in Spain, Nathalie has followed her heart. As an export manager, she supports customers in Europe and is the contact person for processing orders, tastings and events. 

Winemaker Wences

Gil Wences

Winemaker

With over 45 years of experience, Wences is a father figure and the initial inspiration in our team. With his restless and innovative spirit, he has developed many projects in wine regions along the Duero River. He creates his wines which best reflect the grape, the climate, the soil and its people. He is also a pioneer in making organic and vegan certified wines in DO Toro.

Winemaker Antonio

Antonio Rodriquez

Winemaker & Commercial Manager

Even after 25 years, Antonio is still working with as much passion in this unlimited world of winemaking. In the highlands of Castilla la Mancha, he knows how to perfectly translate the elements of nature into his pure, artisanal Orce creations.

Winemaker Ana

Ana Meler

Winemaker 

As an agricultural engineer and winemaker, Ana is the youngest of the three Meler sisters and is responsible as technical Manager at Bodegas Meler. By combining her innovative talent with ancient traditions, she creates new world wines from the old world with soul.

Vintner Antonio

Antonio Merino

Winemaker 

Simplicity is his style, but with outstanding creations , Antonio is one of the 20 Pago (Grand Cru) winemakers in Spain. He especially enjoys the moment when each grape has developed into the best fruit needed to make the most authentic and excellent pago wines year after year.

Winemaker Cava Joan

Joan Albareda

Winemaker 

The young, athletic Joan is responsible for both viticulture and vinification of the Organic Cava at Planas Albareda, in the heart of Penedès. A real family man who never runs out of energy and as a winemaker, a self-made innovator.

Toni Coca

Toni Coca

Winemaker 

An open-minded winemaker who grew up between the vineyards of Montsant and Priorat. Working in 7 Catalan DOs, with a focus on ecological wine projects. In addition, he is a wine professor at the University of Rovira Virgili. Toni’s speciality is making wines with a specific personality within its own terroir.

Winemaker Rafael

Rafael Usoz

Winemaker 

After 27 harvests, Rafa still has enough energy to jump on his racing bike to ride around his vineyards in the natural park of Sonsierra, the highest point of Rioja. Nature is the primary base and inspiration for him to make pure Rioja wines that reflect the character of the grape.

Sandra winemaker

Sandra Martín Chivite

Winemaker 

Originally from Navarra, Sandra started making wine in one of the most important Bodegas in Rioja. She has been winemaker at Bodegas Diez Siglos in Rueda for years. Her speciality is making pure (vegan) and authentic Verdejo wines. In recent years she has won numerous awards including ‘big gold Bacchus’’ and ‘’Concours Mondial of Brussels.’’ Sandra  is also a member of the tasting & certification committee of D.O.C. Rioja and D.O. Rueda.

Digital Marketeer Chantal

Chantal Verwer

Digital marketing

Chantal's passion for the world of wine started after experiencing her first vintage and achieving her WSET II. She optimizes the website, social media and commercial support.

Winemaker Galicia

David Ballesteros &

María Sineiro  

Winemaker

A Winemaking couple who together share over 40 years of experience, making wine with both personality and passion. They met each other in the 1990s during their studies in Oenology, resulting in continuing the Albariño family tradition. They combine the fundamental elements naturally present in Galicia with innovative values.