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  • A traveller, Bush, land somewhere else…..
  • Land costs, passion for the place,
  • Passion, Romance, Iconic….Paris of South America…..Food culture
  • 5th largest producing wine region in the world, the UCO VALLEY,
  • Fastest growing varietal….advantage that it is so closely identified with argentina
  • Sobremesa, 3 things make us different….what are we making?, how are we making it, when are we launching? What are we doing for the launch?Collaboration Connecting Parings

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  • Jon Staenberg
    From Venture Capital to Vintner Capital
  • A little Background
    • Education: BS, MA, MBA from Stanford University
    • 20 years working with venture-backed companies, established 5 companies
    • Managing partner at Staenberg Venture Partners
    • Board seat at New Vine Logistic, consultant to Crushpad, City Winery, and Vino Visit
    • Pursuing passion for wine & travel – Hand of God Wines
  • Where It All Began…
    • Vacation: Trip to Argentina, 2006
    • Connected with Stanford Business School alum – Santiago Achával
    • From a glass of wine, to two glasses, a bottle … a new partnership!
  • Santiago Achával
    • Founder of Achával – Ferrer Winery
    • 4 of the 5 highest rated wines in Argentine history (Wine Spectator)
    • Highest rated Argentine wine to date (Robert Parker)
    • WS Top 100, 4 years running
    • Winemaker of the Year, Wine and Spirits Magazine
  • The Wine Industry
    • Over 16,000 wineries world-wide
    • 68.2% of wine produced in Europe
    • U.S. predicted to be number one
    wine-consuming country by 2011-2012
    • Expected 8 – 12% growth in $20+
    price points
    • Most likely segment to consume wine on a regular basis: ages 30 – 54
  • Argentina Quick Facts
    • The largest consumers of wine per capita in the world
    • Second largest country in South America
    • Opposite growing season
    • 37 Million inhabitants
    • 2001, “the crisis”
  • Mendoza Region
    • 2-hr flight from Buenos Aires
    • Dry climate & high average temperatures
    • Largest of Argentina’s wine producing areas
    • Over 1500 wineries in the region
    • Comparisons drawn to Napa Valley
    • Prized for its production of Malbec
  • Malbec
    • Characterized by dense color, medium-to-full body, flavors of
    blackberry, cherry, plums,
    • First planted in Argentina in 1852
    • Originally used in Cahorsregion of Southwestern France
    • More than 70% of world’s Malbec is grown in Argentina
  • Hand of God Wines
    • Started 5 years ago
    • Located in the Uco Valley
    • “Mano de Dios” – 1986 World
    Cup Win
    • Premium vintages
    • Launching July 2011
  • Questions?jon@staenberg.com
    www.Hand of God Wines.com