Team

At the Bodegas Burgo Viejo winery, our team of professionals is our greatest asset. These experts, together with the large family of partner winegrowers, make it possible to produce and market wines of excellent quality.

Gorka Etxebarria

Oenologist

Holding degrees in Oenology and Chemistry from the University of La Rioja. With training in prestigious wineries such as El Coto de Rioja and winemaking in Australia, he has been responsible for the production of the Burgo Viejo wines since December 2003. He aims to give the wines an innovative character yet without forgetting the tradition of both the winery and the region, and to bring out the maximum potential of the vineyards, with terroir as the underlying concept.

enologo@burgoviejo.com

Benjamín Cheminot

Head of exports

Holding a diploma from the University of Lyon 1 (France) in foreign trade and a degree from the Commercial Institute of Nancy, specialising in International Trade. He started his career as a National Buyer for Carrefour France, to move on to Head of Exports for Palacios Alimentación S.A. (Spain) before joining Bodegas de Familia Burgo Viejo in 2009 as the head of the Export Department.

bcheminot@burgoviejo.com

Sandra Fernández

Head of administration and logistics

Holding a diploma in Public Administration and Management from the University of Zaragoza. Since the beginning of 2004, she is responsible for ensuring that our wines are on your table whenever you feel like tasting them.

bodegas@burgoviejo.com

Luis Martínez de Azagra

Manager

Agricultural Engineer from the Public University of Navarra and MBA from the IE Business School - Madrid. He started his career as a consultant at Accenture (2000-2004) and went on to become Managing Director of Bodegas de Familia Burgo Viejo in 2004. Since then he has been responsible for the consolidation, modernisation and expansion of the Burgo Viejo wines in the national and international markets.

lma@burgoviejo.com

Iñaki Pañero

Head of quality and food safety

Holding a degree in Biology from the University of Navarra and with experience in the management of standards in the food processing industry. He has been working at Burgo Viejo since 2019 and, since 2020, he is responsible for the maintenance of the BRC and IFS quality and food safety standards.

calidad@burgoviejo.com

Winemaking and ageing team

The members of the team are responsible for crafting our wines right from the moment when the grapes come into the winery. With extensive knowledge and more than twenty years of experience in DOCa Rioja wineries, the team is coordinated by Miguel Angel Pérez.

Bottling and warehouse team

The members of this team work in the final winemaking process and are responsible for ensuring that our wines are presented in the best possible way. The team is directed by David, with more than ten years of experience in wineries in the area.