This tasting will feature Santa Rita Reserva Organic Sauvignon Blanc, Carmenere and Cabernet Sauvignon, which are all whole foods exclusive wines. All proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Whole Planet Foundation.
About Santa Rita Wines: Superb quality and craftsmanship are the hallmarks of Santa Rita, one of Chile’s most admired wine estates, and using organic grapes is just the beginning. There’s a lovely variety here for any palate, any pairing. Plus, 25¢ from the purchase of each bottle will fund poverty alleviation around the world through Whole Planet Foundation®.
The Winemaker: Felipe Ramírez
Felipe studied in Chile at the Pontificia Universidad Católica and later did a two year post graduate study program at the l’Ecole Nationale Superieure Agronomique de Montpellier (ENSAM) jointly carried out in Montpellier and Bordeaux.
He is a young and energetic winemaker passionate about environmental agriculture and sustainable practices development. His experience includes a six month program working in Alsace biodynamic and organic vineyards in addition to several technical research studies in the Burgundy and Bordeaux regions.
After working in prestigious wine cellars in the U.S. and France, he joined the Santa Rita group and became a key member of the winemaking team that developed the Terra Andina project. In 2009, he became the chief winemaker for Nativa.