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Santiago Ruiz

Santiago Ruiz

The Father of Albariño

Rosal, in Rias Baixas, is the cradle of the story of the Father of Albariño – Santiago Ruiz. Today, its daughter Rosa safeguards a pioneering story, told at every harvest of the emblematic white wines of O Rosal.

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Our Winemaker

To create the best wines, we combine science with technology and winemakers who put all their knowledge into each brand, with dedication and passion.

Luisa Freire

Luisa Freire began her career as a winemaker in 1999, and has developed her knowledge in the area since then. Her involvement in various research undertakings has given her a better understanding of grape varieties, particularly how they are influenced by different techniques in vineyard management, winemaking and environmental conditions. She became technical manager of Santiago Ruiz in 2017, and is responsible for creating some of the most emblematic white wines of the Rías Baixas region, such as Santiago Ruiz and Rosa Ruiz.