VIK Team

Patrick Valette

Nationality: French Chilean
Marital Status: Married
Languages: French, Spanish and English.

Work Experience

2016 – Present: Viniculture, Viticulture and Worldwide Brand Ambassador
2006 – 2016: CEO & Winemaker Viña VIK.
2005 - 2007: Consultant Viña Santa Rita, Valle del Maipo, Chile.
2005 - 2007: Consultant Viña Chocalán, Valle del Maipo Costa, Chile.
2004 - 2006: Consultant Viña Tamaya, Valle del Limarí, Chile.
2003 - 2006: Consultant TerraMater, Valle del Maipo, Chile.
2002 - 2013: Winemaker Neyen de Apalta, Valle de Colchagua, Chile.
2003 - 2005: Consultant Château de Sours, Bordeaux, – rance.
2001 - 2004 : Consultant Chateau Franc Grâce-Dieu. 1er Grand Cru Classé, Saint-Emilion, France.
2001 - 2006: Consultant Viña Quebrada de Macul (Domus Aurea), Valle del Maipo, Chile.
2000 - 2001 : Winemaker, Viña El Principal, Valle del Maipo, Chile.
2000 - 2004: Consultant Bodega Filgueira, Uruguay.
1999 - 2007: Consultant and winemaker Château Le Grand Verdus, Grande Réserve, Bordeaux, France.
1998 - Present : Owner Château de Rougerie, Entre Deux Mers, France.
1997 - 2004: Winemaker de Château Plaisance, Grand Cru, Saint-Emilion, France.
1997 - 2010: Partner in Maison Eyquard, Saint-Emilion, France.
1996 - 2007: winemaker Château Berliquet, Saint-Emilion, Grand Cru Classé. With the vintage 2001, World award Trophy Decanter 2004, Best wine of the year.
1995 - 2007: Consultant for Château d´Eyran, Pesac-Léognan & Château Bastian, Bordeaux, France.
1992 - 2004: CEO Château de Musset, Montagne, Saint-Emilion, France.
1988 - 2000: Owner Château La Prade, Côtes de Francs, France.
1984 - 1998: VICE Director and partner-owner, Château Pavie, Pavie-Decesse & La Clusiere, 1er Grand Cru Classé & Grand Cru Classé de Saint-Emilion, France.
1981 - 1984: Viticulture manager at Château Balestard La Tonnelle, Château Cap de Mourlin, Château Petit-Faurie de Soutard, Château La Bouygue & Château Roudier, St. Emilion, France.
1980: Practice in viticulture at Rutherford Hill, Freemark Abbey y Robert Mondavi,Napa Valley in California.

 


Pedro Veas

Nationality: Chilean
Marital Status: Married.
Languages: Spanish and English

Education

University of Los Andes, School of Law, Chile
University of Sydney, Australia, Master of Law (LLM), with mention in Environmental Law

Work Experience

2008 – Present: Finance and Administration Manager, Viña VIK

2001–2008: Law Offices of Alessandri & Co.

2000–2001: Law Offices of Alcalde & Co.

1998–1999: Law Offices of Goldenberg & Co.

 


Cristián Vallejo

Nationality: Chilean
Marital Status: Married.
Languages: Spanish, English and French

Education

Agronomy, with mention in Horticulture and Oenology, Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile.

Work Experience

2007–Present: Wine Maker and Viticultor, Viña VIK

2007–1998: Head Wine Maker, Viña Terramater, Valle del Maipo, Chile.

2005: Harvest, Chateau Berliquet, Saint-Emilion, France.

2005: Harvest and Consulting, Cantina Toblino, Trento, Italy.

2004: Harvest, Chateau Leoville Poyferre, Saint-Julien, Medoc, France.

2004: Harvest, Chateau Le Crock, Saint-Estephe, Medoc, France.

2004: Harvest, Cantina Toblino, Trento, Italy.

2003: Harvest, Chateau Margaux, Medoc, France.

2001: Harvest, Bodegas Concavins, Conca de Barbera, Cataluña, Spain.

1999: Harvest, Franciscan Winery, Napa Valley, California, USA.

1997: Harvest, Viña Valdivieso, Valle de Curicó, Chile.

1996: Viticultural Work, VIÑA PUEBLO ANTIGUO, Valle de Colchagua, Chile.

1996: Harvest, Viña Undurraga, Valle del Maipo, Chile.


Andrés Izquierdo

Nationality: Chilean

Education

Universidad de Los Andes, Santiago, Chile, Business Administration, mention in Finance.

Work Experience

2017 - Present: Chief Executive Officer & General Manager, VIK Wine, Millahue, Chile

2013-2016: Chief Executive Officer, Viña Errázuriz & Subsidaries, Santiago, Chile

2012-2013: Chief Operating Officer, Viña Errázuriz & Subsidaries, Santiago, Chile

2010-2012: Overseas Financial Officer and Head of Investor Relations, Viña Concha y Toro S.A., Santiago, Chile

2010: Overseas Controller, Viña Concha y Toro S.A., Santiago, Chile

2007-2009: Chief Executive Officer, Trivento Bodegas y Viñedos S.A., Mendoza, Argentina

2005-2006: Chief Financial Officer, Viñedos Emiliana S.A., Santiago, Chile

2001-2004: Finance & Administration Director, Concha y Toro UK Ltd., Oxford, UK

1999-2000: Finance Manager, Viña Concha y Toro S.A., Santiago, Chile


Gastón Williams

Nationality: Argentinian

Education

University Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, Accounting.

Universidad Catolica de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina, Master’s of Business Administration

Work Experience

2016 - Present: Worldwide Sales & Marketing Manager, VIK Wine, Millahue, Chile

2014-2016: Sales & Marketing Director, Achaval Ferrer Winery-SPI Group, Mendoza, Argentina

2007-2011: Commercial Director, Finca El Origen Winery-Santa Carolina Group, Mendoza, Argentina

2004-2007: Commercial Manager, Finca La Chamiza Winey-Concha y Toro Group, Mendoza, Argentina

2002-2004: Export Manager, LATAM, Trivento Winery-Concha y Toro Group, Mendoza, Argentina