José Galante: “I’ve always loved producing refined and elegant wines”

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The widely-recognized Salentein’s chief winemaker says that he has never endorsed the school promoting the production of highly aged and extractive wines. He thinks that the industry should work to keep maintaining the price-quality ratio.

José Galante has been Salentein’s chief winemaker since 2010. His professional background is highlighted by his 34-year experience acquired as winemaker of Catena Zapata, one of the pioneer wineries that positioned Argentinean wines in the world map.

What do you think about the style of Argentinian wines currently sent to foreign aisles?

In this respect, I think that the key players of the industry should maintain their commitment to quality. Great success has been achieved in a short time. Now it is important to strengthen and spread it with quality playing a leading role.

We cannot afford international markets to lose confidence in our wines and we should keep a close eye on the price-quality ratio concept.

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