Augusto Cesare Andreatta
In 1896 Mr.Augusto Cesare Andreatta arrived in Argentina from his native country, Italy. Although his final reach destination was the city of Tucuman , later he decided to install in a beautiful and amazing place, the city of Catamarca, that had dazzle him.
He was one of those men who considered Argentina a place of innumerable opportunities.
Don Augusto , as he was called, was Young man of only 25 years old , who in spite of his youth began to follow a hard way of work in search of peace and prosperity.
In 1920 he could see the fruit of his effort reflected in a winemaking enterprise in the charming Valley of Poman, which is located in Sijan, a town at the west of Catamarca. This magic place that fed his inspiration push him to build his first wine cellar in 1928; there were born the Malveck wines, ( in those days the wine cellar owners put name Malveck to their varietal wines and it was written just as that on the labels ).
This pioneering spirit remains intact and unalterable in all the mebers of the family.
In 1968, the third generation of the wine makers decided to build a new wine cellar in the city called “San Fernando del Vale de Catamarca”, where nowadays the fifth generation of the enterprise , goes on ahead with the same passion , dedication and enthusiasm of their predecessors ; they keep on working along more than a hundred years on “this dream” which shows the effort and perseverance of the original founders , continued by their descendants .