Andreas Kubach MW

Andreas Kubach MW

Date an MW: 2017
Based in: Spain

Biography

Andreas is a German-Spanish wine producer and entrepreneur. He is co-founder and managing director of Peninsula, a Madrid-based company that manages vineyards and wineries across Spain, based on the values of authenticity and sustainability. The estates managed include Fontana Bodegas & Viñedos, with 1,000 hectares of sustainably farmed vineyards in Castile. Andreas’ career in the wine industry spans over 20 years. Besides the general management of small luxury estates as well as big, volume-oriented wine companies, he has been responsible for production, quality management, sales and marketing, giving him a deep understanding of all aspects of the international wine business. In 2003, Andreas founded Vinista, a consultancy specialised in business development and turnaround management for the wine industry. Previous roles include managing director of Pagos Marqués de Griñón and the Swiss Schenk Group. Born to German parents, Andreas has lived in Spain since his youth. He is fluent in English, Spanish, German, French and Portuguese.