Carlos Echapresto is the perfect host and also the person in charged to look after the requests of the visitors. Carlos is Venta Moncalvillo’s sommelier and he is responsible to give advice to the visitors about wines or liquors because all of them need a partner in a meal. Wine culture is full of explanations and secrets that Carlos Echapresto will report to the commensals. He takes care of Venta Moncalvillo’s cellar which has more than 600 references in wine from the five continents. He continues working to offer and excellent food pairing between wines and the dishes.
The winery is the place for celebrating courses and wine tasting, where Carlos Echapresto also explains his knowledges of wine. He has achieved some prestigious awards:
- Best sommelier in La Rioja 2008, given by Regulator Council of La Rioja’s Designation of Origin.
- Finalist in the National Award as Best Sommelier in Spain of 2013.
- Best Habano sommelier in Spain in 2008 and one of the finalists in La Habana's Best Habano Sommelier Award