THE FAMILY. The passion of a great family. The Pere Verge family, more than just being the owners of Monteviejo winery are a family passionate about the great wines of the world. The family, under the entrepreneurial vision and driven nature of Catherine, came to Argentina at the end of the 90s in order to build a winery in one of their favourite places in the world. Since the passing of Catherine in 2013, her family has been led by Henry Parent who continues with untiring passion to make great wines in Argentina.
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MARCELO, EXPERIENCE AND ITS WORK
Today, Marcelo Pelleriti is a global reference in the enology industry, and the family's general manager and enologist. Marcelo developed his professional career in France and Argentina, establishing himself as a great interpreter of the terroir.
Guided by his wise master, Michel Rolland, Marcelo forged his own path by making wines that are recognized worldwide.
For more than 15 years, he has been in charge of harvests in Bordeaux at the Chateau La Violette, Chateau Le Gay and Chateau Montviel (properties also owned by the Parent family). Since 2001, each year he has resided in France from September to November.
Marcelo's extensive experience resulted in him becoming the first Latin-American winemaker to obtain 100 Robert Parker points for a French wine. He has also received high scores on Argentinian wines. A true music lover, Marcelo plays guitar when he's not at work during harvest season. In 2011, alongside his friend and musician Rano Sarbach, he created the rock festival Wine Rock.