Biography

Carlos Moro’s personal and professional career is full of events.
Born in Valladolid in 1953, he travelled to Madrid to start the University studies, which became him just a few years afterwards, in an Agricultural Engineer, Diploma in Business Administration, Doctor of Oenology and Viticulture, Diploma in SMEs Economics and Master in Information and Communications Technology.

During 7 years, Carlos Moro was Agronomical Engineer of the Ministry of Agriculture. He was also Deputy Secretary General for the Spanish Federation of Industries for the Food and Beverage, and agro-expert for FAO.

In the 80s he was Engineer of the Agricultural Industrialization General Direction and is part of the Senior Corps Managers of the Spanish State.
He was General Secretary of the Technical Association of Builders of Aeronautical Materials, in addition to MINER Industry Aeronautics Responsible and member of the Airbus Intergovernmental Committee.

Is Member of Cartif Patronage and Founder of Destination Duero SL. He is also a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Valladolid, Board Member of the Spanish-German Chamber of Commerce, Protos Winery Partner, ACOR Sugar Industry Partner, R & D Wine Panel Taste Project Manager, Emina Club Creator and founder of Oil Duero Association.

However, his passion for the world of wine resulted in the creation of Matarromera Winery, located in the heart of the Ribera del Duero, and where Moro Carlos began his particular dream. With the creation of this company, personal and professional life of Carlos Moro changed drastically.

After Matarromera six other wineries were created, as Valdelosfrailes, in Cubillas de Santa Marta (Valladolid), or Rento, located in an old house where the Olivares Marquis lived by the sixteenth century and which became a Jesuit convent afterwards, Emina Medina in Rueda Apellation of Origin, Cyan in Toro Region and Oxto.

The creation of Emina Wine Interpretation Centre in Valbuena de Duero was a revolution in the national wine scene: Apart from a spectacular wine cellar with an avant-garde architecture, it was also created a wine museum and a wine tourism complex that catapulted Emina as the first reference in the region.

In recent years has founded Abrobiotec, a company dedicated to biotechnology applied to food industry and ESDOR COSMETICS, company engaged in the research, development and production of natural cosmetics.

He had established subsidiary companies as Matarromera USA. Inc or SINALCOHOL SL This set of different businesses and activities are those that make Matarromera Group.

In 2009 was elected Vitartis CEO, a food biotechnology business association in Castile and León.

He is part of the Gastronomy Academy in Valladolid, the Wine Guild of the Ribera del Duero and is a member of the Social Council of the University of Valladolid.

In 2013 he has been appointed Vice President of Wine Technology Platform, an association aimed at promoting and development in the wine sector and elected President of the Wine Route in Rueda.

His constant commitment to research and development has been praised on multiple occasions, although in 2016, Carlos Moro was honoured with the National Research Prize, awarded by the Spanish Government’s Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and received in 2017 from HM The King of Spain, Felipe VI, the Innovation National Award in the category “Innovative Career”. The Innovation and Design National Awards are the highest awards given in Spain in the field of innovation. Also, he was part of the Jury of the National Awards of Innovation 2017.