Academy Chair at The World’s Best Vineyards, Member of the GWC International Experts Panel, Country Ambassador of International Wine Challenge, Executive Director of Global Women of Wine and South American producer of Tim Atkin MW Laura is a well-known sommelier in Argentina and an international wine judge (IWC, Mundus Vini, Pinnacle Wine Awards, among others). She is a founder of Winifera, a company specialising in wine consulting, PR and marketing. Laura is also the co-founder of Club de Mujeres del Vino (Wine Women Club), a non-profit organisation for professional women in the Argentine wine industry. A former vice-president of the Argentine Sommelier Association and Member of the Education Committee at Association de la Sommellerie Internationale. Laura is a qualified sommelier (Diploma Association de la Sommellerie Internationale, WSET’s Advanced Certification, Certified Sommelier of the Court of Master Sommeliers, Diploma WorldSomm in Bordeaux, France, Certified in Wine Management at San Francisco Wine School, the USA and a student at Advanced Sommelier Exam in the US and Diploma WSET in the UK). She is also the producer of Tim Atkin’s South America reports, Descorchados Argentina wine guide and Wine Curator of South America Wine Guide.