Barale: a new family

The Barale family decided to enter the wine market in 2003 as a result of their relationship with an old family friend who had the idea to rejuvenate an almost 100 year old wine estate, situated in Villa Atuel in the southern part of the Mendoza province. Thus was born “Finca Martha” in honour of…

A brief family history

In the middle of the 90’s, Ward Lay, a North American decided to invest in Argentina, a country and its people that he admired greatly. Lay stemmed from a family who had great knowledge of the consumer market as his father was the founder of Frito-Lay and prior to that, president of PepsiCo. With access…

Why the name Andeluna

Wine is conceived at the intersection of the real with the mystique. ANDE: a combination of mountain, unique soil, water, altitude and man’s knowledge. LUNA: a place of inspiration and magic, indispensable ingredients for the creation of a great wine.

Our Chief Enologist

Mendoza-born, passionate oenologist Manuel González is our Chief Winemaker. Over the past 20 years he has forged his reputation at a number of the top Mendoza wine estates, receiving guidance from top oenologists such as Alberto Antonini, Paul Hobbs y Michel Rolland. Manuel is a scholar of the Gualtallary area and considers it a sub…


Hans Vinding-Diers, a recognized personality in the wine industry, has become our consultant winemaker since May 2015. Together with our winemaking team, his job is to optimize the expression of the Gualtallary terroir in our wines, and guide them towards greater expression of fruit and less alcohol, in line with international trends.