DWWA 2013 Regional Chairs
Argentina - Patricio Tapia
Patricio Tapia graduated with a degree in journalism from the Universidad de Chile in Santiago, before attending Bordeaux University in France, where he studied for a diploma in wine tasting and winemaking.
Currently, he is Wine & Spirits’ critic for the wines of Argentina, Chile and Spain, regularly contributing articles on these regions, and for the past nine years Patricio has been a host on the El Gourmet channel in South America.
His career has seen him visit wine regions around the world, and he has authored several books, including his annual Descorchado (an Argentine and Chilean wine guide), The Wines of Colchagua Valley, TodoVino, and Wines for Great Occasions.