The construction of the new winery started in April 2008 and the first wine elaboration in March/April 2009.  The section, specially designed for tourism reception, was inaugurated in April 16, 2011.

The winery has two principal buildings:  one for production itself and one for storage (cellar).  Additionally it counts with administrative offices,  a reception center for visitors,  a tasting room with decks,  one facing east and the vineyards and the other viewing the west and The Andes mountain range.  Total  construction area is 1000 square meters.

 

Winery description

The production area is equipped with stainless steel tanks with a total capacity of 120 m3 (1200 HL). The tanks have cooling and heating external coils.

The winery has destemming equipment, grapes  selection table and hydraulic press. It has also a 55 tons/hour cooling unit and hot water heater.

 

Manufacturing process

The process is done by loading the wine in the fermentation tanks by gravity, operating from the first floor.
Once the fermentation of grapes is finished , wine from the tanks and the pressing of the crushed grapes  is stored according to their classification in stainless steel tanks (varietal) or French and American oak barrels (reserve).

The winery counts with a quality control laboratory to analyze the wines. The wines are bottled after an adequate stationing (one year for wine in barrels). The barrel room and wine stowing are thermally insulated and refrigerated to maintain constant temperature of 16/17°C.

About Us

Rolando Meninato and Oscar Vignart are partners and MEVI owners. The company name reflects the initials of their surnames.
Rolando and Oscar are in Mendoza since 1991, when they bought a farm in San Martin and built their first winery in 2003.  Finally in 2010 they bought a farm in Maipú building a model winery which was formally inaugurated in April 2011.

Rolando and Oscar have a well known career in the Argentinean businessman world:  both have been president of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States in Argentina and the Chemical and Petrochemical Chamber , members of the Union Industrial Argentina (UIA) and Asociacion Empresaria Argentina (AEA) Rolando is an Agricultural Engineer and Oscar a Chemical Engineer.

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