Wines of Argentina's Wine Ambassador Program
At the beginning of 2008, Wines of Argentina implemented a program that consists in appointing personalities with outstanding professional background to support, through their activities, the promotion of Argentine wines in key markets. Within the framework of this program Gustavo Santaolalla and Julio Bocca have been appointed Argentine Wine Ambassadors and they currently support Wines of Argentina by attending events such as wine tastings, competitions, fairs, etc.
Argentine composer, musician and musical producer, winner of two Academy Awards for Best Original Score for his outstanding compositions for the motion pictures Babel and Brokeback Mountain.
Today he is one of the most popular musicians in Latin America.
Among other activities, he participated in the 2008 edition of the Argentina Wine Awards and the New York Wine Expo 2008. Together with his electronic tango band Bajo Fondo, he currently joins Wines of Argentina at certain events and provides artistic support abroad.
Julio Bocca is one of the most prominent Argentine dancers of all times and founded Ballet Argentino. He has performed in the most prestigious companies around the world and danced with world-renowned ballerinas. He is a member of the International Dance Council (CID) UNESCO in Paris, and Vice President of the Julio Bocca Foundation.
He participates actively in all events organized by Wines of Argentina, both locally and abroad. He attended the 2009 Argentina Wine Awards Awards Ceremony in Mendoza, and wine tastings in Prague, Moscow and Venezuela, among other events. He was present at the London Annual Tasting and other important events organized by Wines of Argentina.
Originally from Mendoza, she was a cellist at the Mendoza Symphony Orchestra before becoming a top award winner at various singing competitions in Argentina and at the Francisco Viñas Contest in Barcelona.
In her 20 years of artistic experience, she has recorded more than 23 albums and performed at prestigious theaters like the Munich Opera House, Teatro Comunale in Florence, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, among others. She is also the founder of the Argentine Baroque Orchestra.