Full Name
Pedro Parra
Job Title
Wine Terroir Consultant & Wine Producer
Speaker Bio
Pedro holds a PhD in Terroir Viticoles from the Grignon Paris Center of Agriculture, with 18 years experience in French, Italian, Spanish and American terroirs, including Burgundy, Barolo, Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Montalcino, Bolgheri, Napa, Sonoma, and Oregon. As a highly respected consultant working in several countries and terroirs, Parra brings an open mind and vision to winemakers and viticulturists alike. Today he is considered one of the leading terroir experts in the world, working with clients like Louis Michel Liger-Belair, Jean Marc Roulot, Biondi Santi, Argiano in Montalcino and Comando G in Spain among others.

His innovative work on terroir going from the wine to the soil was included in the prestigious “Decanter Magazine Top 50 Power List” in 2009, 2011 and 2013.

Pedro has been described as a leading figure in the wine world by the international press, in part because of his constant efforts to bring a new vision to winemakers about terroir, searching for quality terroirs and developing new plantings throughout the world.

As a winemaker, Pedro produces Pedro Parra y Familia, his family project since 2013, in the Itata Valley, south of Chile.
Pedro Parra