Our company was created by a group of wine lovers dedicated to healthy living and a healthy planet. We bring you the best-tasting international wines from the best organic wineries in the world. The Organic Vintners team are:
PAOLO MARIO BONETTI
Paolo Bonetti joined Organic Vintners in June, 2004. Paolo brings a diverse background to Organic Vintners with fluency in Italian, Spanish, and French, a degree in economics, a background in the service industry, and a devoted advocate for natural foods, health, and organics. Away from the office, Paolo spends time with his family (wife Tiphaine, 11-year-old son Giacomo, 8-year old daughter Isobel, and 6-year old son Mario), gardening and beekeeping, hiking, biking, skiing, cooking, yoga and traveling.
BARNET (Barney) FEINBLUM - Founder
Barney Feinblum is a private investor focused on the Natural Food Industry, where he has worked in marketing and manufacturing for the past 25 years. Over the past 15 years, he has invested in more than twenty-five private companies, primarily in the Natural Products Industry and has often served as a company director. Barney was President and CEO of Horizon Organic Dairy, where he led the company in their initial public offering. In the past, he served in various capacities with Celestial Seasonings, eventually becoming its Chairman, CEO and President. He led the management group that re-acquired Celestial from Kraft Foods in 1988. He currently serves as Director for the following: Gaiam/GAIA (a publicly-traded company), Seventh Generation (recycled paper and environmentally-friendly cleaning products), Alfalfa's Market, and Boulder Collage Children's Museum. Accolades include: Boulder Chamber of Commerce 1998 "Entrepreneur of the Year" Award and "Businessperson of the Year" Award in 1989.
SCOTT CORDOVA - Importing & Purchasing
Scott Cordova has been involved in the wine and liquor industries in various capacities for 25 years. He has held a variety of management roles, working with wine, spirits and beer at Liquor Mart-one of the largest liquor stores in the United States. Scott made his mark by developing the store's home brewers' section, and becoming their California wine expert. He pioneered events and event management. His continued studies and innovative approach have earned him a reputation in Colorado as a top-notch educator, particularly in the area of wine. In 1993, Scott founded Cordova Import/Export in order to bring fine imported wines to the United States. He has become particularly well known for distinctive Spanish wines.