Boris Kovac

David and Boris have been making, blending, creating wines for nearly 20 years together. The relationship has developed into a great friendship. Boris is the “true” artist of the winemaking craft, with the commercial side being driven by David. They have learnt a huge amount from each other, including each others’ strengths and weaknesses. They listen to the customer’s needs, look at the many building blocks of grape varieties and sources available and then taste, blend and taste some more to create the styles that our customers (and their end consumers) are looking for. Boris’ own Domaine has gained some wonderful accolades – and his Parker ratings are consistently exceptional. Alchemy has placed itself in the incredibly fortunate position in which we can blend our D&B wines using juice (including some that have very high Parker scores) into the wines which we bottle under our higher end D&B brand. The new D&B Viognier, Vermentino and Chardonnay 2015 (blended by Boris and Peter, Alchemy’s Chairman) is one of the most complex, complete wines made under this collaboration and has been very well reviewed (including a 93/100 score from Tim Jackson MW). A wine that really delivers Alchemy’s mission – “Dedication to Creation”.

Fernando Castro

A family business, founded in 1850 – then the oldest winery in Castilla la Mancha under the direction of the same family. The Castro family began producing white and red wines from their own grapes on their property in Santa Cruz de Mudela, following the traditional methods of the area. Winegrowers by family tradition, its 380 hectares of vineyards, located around Finca Los Altos, are personally supervised by the Castro Family and are the basis and raw material for their excellent wines.

Currently, two generations of the Castro family work together, with the inestimable support of great professionals who contribute to the production, elaboration, and commercialization of their wines, using their modern and functional facilities.

Since 1895, Bodegas Fernando Castro has been an important winery, thanks to the well-known “Wine Train”, and later through its own transport network.
Castro has an unbeatable geographical situation, being in the center of Spain and nerve center of the Valdepeñas Denomination of Origin.

Fernando Castro Alcarazo, current manager of Bodegas Fernando Castro, took over the winery in 2003. Heir to the experience of 4 generations of winemakers, his style of management exudes pioneering and innovative spirit, combined with his love for the land and passion for good wine. Since then the winery has continued to enhance the quality of the wines, and has been recognized by the most prestigious certifications, including DO Valdepeñas, Tierra de Castilla, BRC and IFS certifications, as well as the recent incorporation to DO La Mancha.

Les Celliers Jean d’Alibert

Situated in the Rieux-Minervois area, at the foot of the Black Mountains and located in a pine forest surrounded by vineyards, in the heart of the Minervois appellation.
This wine growing area has great diversity of soils and climate across the region as well as many different grape varieties and varying methods of production.
The result of such diversity is the ability to produce many different wine styles that are always authentic and generous.