President, Bodegas Torres, Spain
Miguel is the president of Bodegas Torres, one of the most recognized and successful wine brand in the world. The caring for land and environment, the pursuit for excellence and the passion for wine culture has been passed down from generation to generation. Fourth generation Miguel A. Torres modernized viticulture and winemaking techniques, pioneering for example in planting Cabernet Sauvignon in Spain, creating ‘Mas la Plana’ in 1970, whereas today’s fifth generation is focusing on recovering ancestral Catalan, Spanish and Chilean varieties and on continuing to make top quality wines from unique and special vineyards. His concern about climate change and the environment has been recognized internationally, shaping the company’s firm belief in social, environmental and economic sustainability.
The Torres family is also present in Chile, California and other Spanish iconic regions with singular wines and vineyards and is a member of PFV, an association of 11 wine families who are among the most prestigious wine producers of their regions.