DBR Lafite has appointed Philippe Rolet as General Manager of Viña Los Vascos in Chile and Bodegas CARO in Argentina. He has been tasked with developing DBR’s South American estates, both in the vineyards and abroad.
At Los Vascos, Mr Rolet will be responsible for everyday management. He will be based in Santiago and will assume the role as soon as cross-border travel from Argentina is allowed.
Mr Rolet will continue to hold an executive position as General Manager of Bodegas CARO and will travel to Mendoza on a monthly basis.
He moved to Argentina in 2002 with Bodega Alta Vista. During his tenure, the winery became one of Argentina’s top ten. In 2016 he joined the team at Alejandro Bulgheroni’s Family Vineyards, where he managed three wineries and vineyards. Mr Rolet joined Bodega CARO at DBR Lafite two years ago.