our wine's heart
Born in Bordeaux (France). After completing her degree in Economics and International Trade at the University of Lille III (France), she moved to Spain and began her professional career in the wine industry. In 2009, she started working at Bodegas Hacienda Monasterio as Sales Manager for the Spanish market. In addition to her duties at Bodegas Hacienda Monasterio, in 2015, Chrystelle took on the commercial development of Bodegas Montecastro in the Spanish market.
Carlos del Río
He holds a Degree in Business Management and Administration from CUNEF University. While carrying out his studies, he completed an internship at Hacienda Monasterio in the United States and South America. Upon completing his studies, he went to Chile and began working as Sales Manager at Viña Koyle. At the beginning of 2015, he returned from Chile and began working as Sales Manager at Bodegas Montecastro.
Holding a degree in Oenology and Technical Agricultural Engineering, he has taken many courses on viticulture, sustainability and new technologies applied to fields and vineyards. In 2000, he joined the wine-growing department of the family-run business. In 2006, he became manager of Bodegas Luan, belonging to the Manchuela designation of origin. In 2007, he joined Hacienda Monasterio. He is a founding member of ATEVICAL (The Viticulture Technicians of Castile and Leon Association).
CARLOS DE LA FUENTE MARTÍN
Born in Valbuena de Duero, in 1969, he began working with Peter Sisseck at Hacienda Monasterio in 1991. He continues working here as the deputy oenologist.
He has a Masters in Viticulture, Oenology and Winery Management and has taken a variety of courses on researching the world of wine and working in vineyards, particularly on soils (INRA Montpellier 2000). His whole career has been focused on the framework of Ribera de Duero, working together with Peter Sisseck, in viticulture, winery and tasting.
Francisco Núñez Moreno
Born in Zamora in 1979. He is a technical agricultural engineer with a postgraduate degree in technical Oenology. He is currently studying oenology and viticulture at INEA university college. From 2000 to 2005, he worked as technical manager at the Quinta de la Quietud S.L. winery (Toro DO). In 2006, he began working at Bodegas Montecastro and continues to do so now.