Vina Esencia was started in 2006 by Elisabetta Cassinelli and Paolo Addis, with the desire to create a company operating in a fair and responsible manner, producing good and enjoyable wine that is value for money.
Occhioverde-Greeneye refers to Mendoza as an oasis of green surrounded by desert,. Moreover, it means keeping an eye on the envoronment. We believe that vines treated respectfully, with balance production and minimum use of chemicals, produce better quality grapes and live longer. Vina Esencia tries to be a responsable business by using agricultural practices with low environmental impact, and by supporting environmental groups through membership of One percent for the Planet - an alliance of companies that help support environmental projects.
Vina Esencia also support a NGO that works to provide people in Africa and Asia with access to clean water, sanitation facilities and hygiene education, Thereby helping them raise themselves out of poverty and allowing them the most basic human necessities.