María Laura Ortiz

Laura is a well-known sommelier and wine writer in Argentina and an international wine judge. She is a founder of Winifera, a company specialising in wine consulting, PR and marketing. Laura is also the co-founder of Club de Mujeres del Vino (Wine Women Club), a non-profit organisation for professional women in the Argentine wine industry. A former vice-president of the Argentine Sommelier Association and former PR and Mkt Committee member at Association de la Sommellerie Internationale, Laura is a qualified sommelier (Diploma Association de la Sommellerie Internationale, WSET’s Advanced Certification, Certified Sommelier of the Court of Master Sommeliers and student at Advanced Sommelier Exam in the US and Diploma WSET in the UK). She is also the producer of Tim Atkin’s Argentine and Chilean reports and the Descorchados Argentina wine guide.

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