Proemio – Prologue in old Medieval Spanish, stands for kick- start or first page. This is indeed the beginning of the winerys story. In 2001, Marcelo Bocardo, third generation winemaker and the descendant of a traditional Italian immigrant family founded Proemio with the goal of producing high quality wines that truly represent his ancestors passion for viticulture and a legacy for the generations to come.
Marcelo Bocardo could be described as a new wave winemaker of Argentinian wines, avoiding over extraction and heavy use of oak, focusing on expression of the terroir (i.e. Uco Valley, Pedriel-Luján de Cuyo and Maipú).
At Proemio, we nurture our vines and have adopted a sustainable approach, organic certified in 2017 (OIA), caring for the environment and having a positive role in the local community. Our grapes are sourced from diverse terroirs with unique soils, altitude and climates.
To produce authentic and well-structured wines that express true varietal character while offering a great value to our consumers worldwide. Our mission is to become Mendozas iconic winery for the excellence of our wines, our professionalism and our devotion to the preservation of our natural resources.