Excelsa's team has a strong background and long experience in the wine industry. We combine wine expertise with skills in marketing and sourcing products, maritime transportation and operations as well as our personal relationships with key players to offer a premier customer's service.
Luis E. Manríquez
Luis has over 25 years of experience in international business. During his corporate career he served numerous top sales and marketing executive positions. His record includes multimillion dollar annual sales in USA, Europe, Japan and numerous other markets worldwide. In 2004 he founded Excelsa Chile Ltda and has been in the wine business since then. After over 20 years of residence in the USA he has now return to Chile. He holds Excelsa’s top executive position and conducts the international sales and the relationships with suppliers.
Oenologist - Winemaker
Patty joined Excelsa's team in 2013 as an independent oenologist and winemaker. She has been a great addition to contribute with her wine expertise and broad knowledge of the industry. She has 25 years of experience. Early in her career she worked for 7 years with Aurelio Montes, an internationally acclaimed Chilean entrepreneur and wine maker. She also had the chance to work in France with the famous winemaker Michel Rolland and has served numerous well reputed Chilean vineyards and wineries. Currently she works with Viñedos y Bodegas Las Pircas, who is one Excelsa's main suppliers. Patricia's wines along her successful career have received numerous international awards.