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Miguel A. Torres Sr.

Wrong Miguel A. Torres Sr.?

President

Email: m***@***.cl
Local Address: Spain
Bodegas Torres
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • business and management
    ESADE University
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Some of the highlights include: ...
winevision.com, 1 Nov 2013 [cached]
Some of the highlights include: Miguel A Torres Sr, president, Bodegas Torres giving a unique insight into the world of emerging markets through the eyes of one of the biggest global wine brands; Stephen Woodford, chairman, adam&eveDDB, explaining how to create an iconic brand that sets you apart; whilst an international panel will discuss the cultural and commercial challenges of operating in China.
distinguished winery proprietors, in 2011 to ...
www.thirtyfifty.co.uk, 22 July 2014 [cached]
distinguished winery proprietors, in 2011 to Miguel Torres of Spain and
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Interviews and News for Miguel Torres
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We interview Miguel Torres of Spain's Torres winemaking empire to find out the history behind the company and how Miguel has worked his way up to his current role as president of Miguel Torres Chile.
Dreyfus, Ashby & Company
noveltyhill.dreyfusashby.com, 5 Sept 2012 [cached]
Miguel A. Torres Named 2012 Wine Enthusiast Lifetime Achievement Wine Star Award Winner
The president of the Spanish-based Torres Group of wineries\' five decades of vision, international market building and concern for the environment to be honored at annual Wine Star Awards dinner, to be held January 28th in New York City.
New York, NY (September 5, 2012) - The annual Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards program recognizes and honors achievements throughout the wine world, with special consideration given to accomplishments in the business sector of the industry. This year, the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award winner is Miguel Agustín Torres, a pioneer in employing modern winemaking techniques in multiple countries and a leader in the globalization of wine.
Since joining his family\'s wine business 50 years ago, Torres has been a tireless promoter of his family\'s wines, and Spain as a whole. Under Torres leadership (he took over as company president and general manager in 1991), Miguel Torres S.A. has grown into one of the largest wineries in Spain, while the Torres Group of wineries, which includes properties in Chile and California in addition to Priorat, Rioja, Ribera del Duero and other regions within Spain, is world renowned. Across the globe, Torres wines are sold in 140 countries.
A man of the people as well as the boardroom, Torres, in accordance with family bylaws, recently stepped down as general manager of the Torres Group but is continuing as group president, a position that allows him to oversee and grow budding import and distribution businesses in China and India, emerging markets that Torres, in a prior interview with Wine Enthusiast Magazine, called vital to the present and future of the global wine industry.
A lifelong visionary who early on grasped the importance of exporting his family\'s wines along with the "culture of wine," Torres in 1979 spearheaded the purchase of 250 acres of vineyard land in Chile\'s Curicó Valley, thereby setting up the company\'s original overseas winery. He immediately imported and installed that country\'s first stainless steel fermentation tanks and also brought in the first new oak barrels Chile had seen since the 1940s. In 1996, the Chilean government named Torres a Grand Official of the Order of Bernardo O\'Higgins in recognition of his contributions to developing Chile\'s fledgling wine sector.
Since the dawning of the new millennium, Torres has largely concentrated his efforts in three key areas: domestic expansion outside the family\'s home region of Penedès; importing and distributing Torres wines (and those of other producers) in China and India; and speaking about climate change and its impact on global viticulture, something that spurred Time magazine to dedicate an article to him in August 2011.
"Miguel Torres has changed the world of wine by not only setting an example for the modernization of the Spanish wine industry, but on a global scale," says Wine Enthusiast editor and publisher Adam Strum.
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Charming and charismatic, Torres is universally respected for his innovation, diligence and leadership in the wine world."
Torres is married to Waltraud Maczassek; the couple has three children, two of whom (daughter Mireia and son Miguel Jr.) work for the Torres Group.
For the full profile on Lifetime Achievement Award winner Miguel A. Torres, as well as in-depth looks at all 2012 award winners, see the Best of Year issue of Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
For a full list of the 2012 Wine Star nominees, go to winemag.com
Miguel A. Torres will be presented the Wine Star Trophy for Lifetime Achievement at the Wine Star Awards dinner, to be held January 28, 2012, in New York City.
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RT @sommelierindia: At wine dinner with Miguel A Torres, at The Claridges New Delhi Hotel.also present Spanish ambassador & his wife...
Ambrosia India - Alcobev Magazine for Indian Alcohol and Beverages industry by SAP Media Worldwide Ltd. India
www.ambrosiaindia.com, 1 Feb 2014 [cached]
An evening with Spanish winemaker Miguel A. Torres
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An evening with Spanish winemaker Miguel A. Torres
The Claridges Hotel, New Delhi recently hosted an evening with Miguel A. Torres, the well-know wine make from Spain. Miguel A Torres is the fourth-generation scion of the Torres family. Held at the garden are of the hotel, the evening saw exquisite Spanish wines being paired with gourmet Mediterranean cuisine. The highlight was the introduction of popular Torres wines and the ideal wine and food pairings. Guests were treated to an exclusively-designed five course menu for the evening. Torres introduced varieties of wine and also helped patrons recognise their texture, aroma and body with suggestions about appropriate wine pairings.
Torres Wine Club | The club for those who love the world of wine
www.clubtorres.com, 6 Dec 2013 [cached]
Physical address: c/ Miguel Torres, 6 · 08720 Vilafranca del Penedés, Barcelona Contact email: info@clubtorres.com Tax code (CIF): ES-A08933251 Domain entered in the Company Register: Entered in the Company Register of Barcelona
General Conditions of Use and Acceptance thereof
These general conditions for using the website, together with any particular conditions that may be established, aim to regulate and inform users of the services provided by TORRES and regulate the use of the website.
Surfing the website and using its services suppose the acceptance, as user and without reservation of any kind, of all general conditions of use, of any general contractual conditions, if applicable, and any other conditions that may exist regarding the provision of TORRES services.
At any time and without prior warning, TORRES may modify these general conditions and the particular conditions included by means of publishing the aforementioned modifications on the website so that they may previously be known by users.
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TORRES may send commercial communications by any medium, fully respecting the current data protection legislation.
For commercial communications carried out via email and equivalent media, pursuant to that provided for in Act 34/2002, of 11 July, on Services of the Information Society and e-Trade, the user's consent will be duly obtained at the time of gathering the corresponding data.
Should you wish to oppose the sending of communications via electronic means, you may exercise your right to oppose at the time your data is gathered by means of the box activated "ad hoc" on the form itself.
Similarly, should you wish, at any time, to withdraw this consent to receive publicity or promotional information via email, to this end it will be sufficient to notify TORRES by sending a message to the following email address: info@clubtorres.com, clearly indicating that YOU DO NOT WISH TO RECEIVE COMMERCIAL COMMUNICATIONS BY EMAIL.
1.3. Security measures: TORRES declares that it has adopted the security measures that are necessary and in line with that established in Royal Decree 1720/2007, of 21 December, approving the Regulation implementing Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, on personal data protection, and has established all the technical means within its powers in order to avoid the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorised access or theft of the data you provide to TORRES, without prejudice to that established in the section "Responsibility of TORRES".
1.4. Passing on data:
TORRES does not pass on data to third parties except to other companies in the TORRES group and for the purposes specified in each case on the forms and corresponding clauses.
2. Copyright. Hyperlink policy
2.1. All content included on the website, and in particular the brands, trade names, industrial designs, designs, texts, photographs, diagrams, logos, icons, software and any other signs susceptible to industrial and commercial use, are protected by the copyright of TORRES or that of the third parties that own these signs and have authorised their inclusion on the website. It is therefore prohibited to use and/or reproduce these signs in any way without the specific consent of TORRES via any medium including the internet (domain names, social networks, blogs, etc)
2.2. TORRES will not be liable for any violation of copyright of third parties resulting from the inclusion on the website of brands, commercial names, industrial designs, patents, designs, texts, photographs, diagrams, logos, icons or software belonging to third parties that may have declared that they own these signs on including them on the website. Neither is it liable for the opinions or comments made by users in blogs or social networks without prejudice to the actions it may carry out to eliminate these opinions and comments when they are against the law.
2.3. TORRES may use the content provided by users (photographs, videos, etc.) in a reasonable manner and strictly respecting copyright.
2.4. In no case will it be understood that access and surfing by the user implies authorisation or that these rights have been waived, passed on or totally or partially assigned nor any right nor expectation of right granted and, specifically, of the alteration, transformation, exploitation, reproduction, distribution or public communication of this content without prior, specific authorisation from TORRES or from the corresponding owners.
2.5. TORRES authorises the establishment of links to its portal from any other website.
The links established must always be made to the CLUB TORRES home page or, if applicable, to the page established by TORRES itself, this link being absolute and complete so that it takes users to the CLUB TORRES site which must completely cover the whole screen of the home page.
2.6. TORRES will not be liable for the content of the destination websites established via links on the website nor for any violation of the rights of third parties that might be incurred by these websites.
3. Responsibility of TORRES
Users recognise and accept that the website and its services are used under their entire responsibility.
In those sections of the website where users can provide content, TORRES reserves the right to suppress any content that might injure its brands or be against the law, public order or good custom.
TORRES will only be liable for injury suffered by users as a consequence of using the website when this injury is attributable to a wilful action by TORRES.
However, TORRES declares that it has adopted all the necessary measures within its possibilities and as per the state of technology to guarantee the functioning of the website and to avoid the existence or transmission of viruses or other components that might harm users.
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However, for those cases in which the law allows the parties to submit themselves voluntarily to a jurisdiction, TORRES and the user, expressly waiving any other jurisdiction that may correspond to them, submit themselves to the Courts and Tribunals of Barcelona.
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