Patagonia Imports Ltd is a ‘Well-Established Wine and Spirits Importer’ and Brand Builder in Canada. Ricardo Revello Lerena and Lucila Planas founded the company in 2006. Featuring predominantly Sustainable and Organic Wines from State Grown Wineries with focus on Quality Wines with 90+ Points by wine writers.
Patagonia Imports Ltd is a Well-Established and Personable Wine and Spirits Importer company in Canada. With their roots in business, encouraged by many friends, Ricardo Revello Lerena founded the company in 2006.
The company’s portfolio features predominantly Sustainable and Organic Wines from State Grown Family Owned Wineries.
Focusing on Quality Wines with 90+ Points Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast and Canadian writers with Exceptional Award-Winning Brands.
Patagonia Imports Ltd is a passionate, authentic, quality wine importing company. Their team believes in creating excellent long-lasting relationships with suppliers and customers offering outstanding & personalized service. They strive to build recognized brands by continuously educating their clients and businesses with cocktail training and wine seminars.
They have Years of Successful Sales with their Portfolio at mostly Government Liquor Stores and Restaurants in Canada and create their own labels to improve sales.
Today Patagonia Imports Ltd. strives on selling EXCELLENT QUALITY WINES and maintaining relationships with winemakers and owners of the wineries so that they can offer the market the best of wines at great prices.
Ricardo and Lucila were born and raised in Argentina. They grew up surrounded by family and friends that were involved in the wine industry, some of whom owned vineyards and exported wines.
“Growing up in Argentina, going to dinner at friends and families homes on vineyards gave us only one choice of drink the dinner table, water and wine, no exceptions.”
- We are brand builders; dynamic, distinctive and innovative in our approach.
- We provide outstanding wines and unsurpassed service to deliver premium value to our partners.
- We value our customers and aspire to encourage their development by providing the best available products in the market.
- We exhibit a strong will to win in the marketplace and every aspect of our business.
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Ricardo Revello was born in Argentina. He grew up surrounded by friends and family that were involved in
the wine industry, some of whom even owned vineyards and exported wines. Ricardo has a Law Degree
from the Buenos Aires University and more than 10 years of experience in Law in both Argentina and New
York. Later he obtained a Diploma in Maritime Law at UBA and Capital Market at UCA.
In 2005 Ricardo immigrated to Canada where he settled in Vancouver. He worked as a full-time ski
instructor in Whistler and in a law firm until he founded Patagonia Imports Ltd.
Ricardo believes that it is important to assist the buyers in purchasing the best wine available from the best
wine regions. In addition, he helps suppliers with different market opportunities, tax prices, and marketing
strategies to successfully build a brand and business in the competitive market.
Lucila Planas was born in to a family who are part owners of Finca Los Sarmientos Winery in San Juan,
Argentina and Los Cerros de San Juan Winery in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. Lucila obtained a Post
University degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management at New York University and Post-University
Degree in Marketing from the Catholic University in Argentina. In 2005 Lucila immigrated to Canada where
she settled in Vancouver. Lucila has shown a passion for food, wine and travel for over 15 years in
Argentina and in Canada.
Candice brings with her not only 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the wine industry but also a
passion for wine, perfume, food, food, travel, language, and culture. A veteran of wine, she has proven
success rate in the selling, marketing, and distribution sectors of the wine industry in North America,
including such responsibilities as North American Export Manager to a European-based wine distributor.