|Wine Ambassador:||Enrique Toso|
|Region:||Mendoza - Maipú - Las Barrancas|
|Total production:||2.4m bottles|
When in the mid 1880s Pascual Toso set out towards Argentina from its home town, Canale D’Alba, in Piemonte, Italy, he could not have imagined that he would become the founder of a winery, which is today one of the oldest and most prestigious wineries in Argentina. Arriving in Argentina, he settled in Mendoza and promptly saw the promising future for winemaking in the region and decided to use his expertise. Thus, in 1890, Pascual Toso established his first winery in San José, Guaymallén. At the beginning of the 20th century, he decided to expand his business and acquired vineyards in Maipú. At his estate “Las Barrancas”(small canyon), he built another winery which is dedicated to producing and growing the finest grapes. In 2001, the Bodega hired Paul Hobbs as winemaker consultant for a new high quality wine project working with chief winemaker, Rolando Luppino. Today, Pascual Toso's commitment to quality is reflected in winning the the accolade of "Best Argentine Producer, 2007", awarded by the IWSC in London.