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Susana Balbo

Chair, W20 Argentina

Susana Balbo is the chair for the W20 Argentina and has served as national deputy for the province of Mendoza since 2015. Balbo has been making wine since she earned her enology degree in 1981, as the first female enologist in Argentina, and she has since made wine in Australia, California, Chile, France, Italy, South Africa, and Spain. She is most known for her innovation and progressive spirit in developing wines with unique character and quality and is the first Argentinean enologist ever hired as a consultant by European wineries. Balbo was also the first female president of Wines of Argentina, an organization created to promote Argentine wines around the world.