Evidence of our commitment to, and respect for, nature is clear from how we work the vineyard ,at once maintaining and improving its production quality.
This approach serves to complement the expertise of our small team at the Venta d’Aubert, who, each and collectively, bring their extensive experience and professionalism, working as an integrated team.
Antonio Sorolla Jardi Manager
Born in Tortosa, and raised in Valderrobres in a wonderful natural environment, Antonio has always been surrounded by animals, and vineyards. His family was engaged in pig farming and viticulture, working about 8 hectares of vineyards, and a small winery. His collaboration with Venta d’Aubert dates from 2009.
He views his role as to try to produce healthy grapes, overseeing and ensuring the attention-to- care and work put into each harvest. Recently, with the remarkable climate change, each season presents a new and exciting adventure!
Stefan Dorst Oenologue
A Winemaker by profession, Stefan has been responsible for 22 years for the wines of Venta d'Aubert. Born in Germany, he has international experience, for example in South Africa, Switzerland as in Germany, so ensuring the high quality of all our wines.
Stefan explains “After 22 harvests under my watch at the Venta d’Aubert Winery, I can summarize things as follows: the soil conditions, local factors and the whims of the climate present us with a fresh challenge each year. Our wines, with their individual character, are a reflection of our winemaking philosophy. I aim to produce a distinctive aromatic quality to the white wines, and for the reds, my desire is to capture, and invoke, the sun of Spain in their elegance and delicate complexity.
Laura Sorolla Jardi Administrative Manager
Born in Tortosa, Laura spent all her childhood and youth in Valderrobres. After years of studying in Zaragoza, she returned to make Matarraña her permanent home. For 9 years she co-directed a food and water analysis laboratory. In 2016 she joined the team at the Venta d’Aubert.
“My task is to manage the office together with Mariajo. I identify myself totally with the company's work philosophy, and with its efforts to recognise, and convey, the value of the fruit of this land.
Mariajo Mayora Villar Administrative
Mariajo was born in a town on the Azahar coast, in a land of oranges and azure sea. In her youth she passed through the Matarraña with a friend, fell in love with it, and made her home in her new-found paradise!
Laura tells us “My task is to manage the office together with Laura. This sharing enables me to dedicate more time to my daughters, and family as a whole.
Loren Insa Arrufat Agriculture Operative
Loren lives in Valderrobres, and has always been close to nature and to village life, since his parents cultivate olives, almonds, cereals and a small garden.
“In 2010, I started at the Venta d'Aubert doing some tillage with the tractor. To this day, I have specialized in viticulture and in contributing to the exciting world of wine. This has become one of my great passions, since I love my work.
Philippe Crélot Visits and sales
Our most recent addition to the small team of Venta d'Aubert, Philippe was born in the coastal city of Oostende in Belgium. He has spent more than half of his life travelling internationally. Enchanted by the wonderful region of the Matarraña, Philippe decided to settle here. His international experience and multilingualism guarantees smooth cooperation, and good communication with partners and clients.In his words:
“My job is to promote our wines, and act as professional guide to visitors to our winery. Ideally, we can meet up at one of our tastings! Your visit will allow me the pleasure also of showing you our "Boutique Bodega" with its own special greeting of spectacular wines. See you soon!