Marcelo Papa, winemaker and technical director for Concha y Toro, was named Winemaker of the Year by Tim Atkin MW in his Chile 2019 Special Report.
This outstanding recognition announced on March 18th at the ProWein wine fair in Germany, places Marcelo Papa at the top of the British critic’s podium and crowns him as one of the top winemakers in the world.
Tim Atkin MW visited Chile in late 2018 for the purpose of preparing a new Chile Special Report. During his stay, he toured over 200 vineyards and tasted around 1,300 wines.
After more than 20 years of experience as the lead winemaker for renowned brands such as Marques de Casa Concha and Casillero del Diablo, at the end of 2017, Marcelo Papa took on the role of Technical Director for the Concha y Toro winemaking area. His successful career has earned him several accolades, and his high-scoring wines are proof of his ability to make wines with great personality and sense of origin.
The award given by Tim Atkin highlights Marcelo Papa’s professional work and reaffirms his dedication and commitment to producing wines that reflect Chile’s diverse terroirs.