Cristiano Van Zeller
Cristiano has a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Navarra and has a CEOG Course (Economics and Management) from the Catholic University of Porto.
He is owner and managing partner of Van Zellers & Cº, Lda., producer and exporter of Port and Douro wines, as well as founder, shareholder and manager of Hacienda Terra d’Uro, SL, Spain and Co-producer of wines from Jerez Pastrana in association with La Gitana -Hidalgo Winery.
Until 2020, Cristiano was Director of Quinta Vale D. Maria – Vinhos, AS and between 1981 and 1993 Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Quinta do Noval, Vinhos, SA.
He was a member of the National Board of the Confederation of Farmers of Portugal, director of the League of Friends of the Douro World Heritage, member of the Board of the Porto Commercial Association and President of the Board of AEVP. He is currently the founding Master of the Confraria do Vinho do Porto.