Learn a whole lot about Spanish wine on a brand new episode of In the Drink with Joe Campanale and guest Victor Urrutia. Victor is part of the fifth generation owners of CVNE, and the seventh family member to run the company. The venerable Wine Company of the North of Spain, known by its Spanish acronym, CVNE, was founded in 1879 in Haro, Rioja. To this day, it remains a family company. Trained as a lawyer, Victor joined the CVNE Board of Directors in 1998 at the age of 25, while working in a bank. This program was brought to you by Michter's.
"There's large chunks of the world that unfortunately can't afford high end wines. I keep seeing the same people from the same wineries everywhere I go." [9:00]
"Ultimately you want to make a wine that reflects its origins. If you make a wine that could come from anywhere - you're doing something that doesn't have too much of a soul." [20:00]
--Victor Urrutia on In the Drink