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Meet Celestino Corro-Rojas: A Pillar of Excellence at St. Supéry

Meet Celestino Corro-Rojas | Vineyards Since 1982

Marking nearly 42 years of unwavering dedication, Celestino Corro-Rojas is not just an expert, but a man deeply connected to the vineyards of St. Supéry. Born in the vibrant town of San Marcos Arteaga in Oaxaca, Mexico, Celestino’s journey with St. Supéry began in 1982, a start that would shape an extraordinary legacy. His tenure has been marked by a profound love for the land and a relentless pursuit of excellence. His vast experience, from planting to canopying, covers every aspect of vineyard maintenance. But his greatest joy comes from mentoring new workers and guiding them through the intricacies of the Dollarhide Estate Ranch.

Outside the vineyards, Celestino’s passions extend to the culinary arts and the joy of music. He finds solace in the kitchen, creating dishes with fruits and vegetables from his garden. When the sun sets, Celestino’s melodic voice fills the air as he indulges in the timeless pleasure of karaoke.

Celestino’s eyes sparkle with enthusiasm when asked about his favorite parcels at the Dollarhide Estate. Parcels 10A and 5B hold a special place in his heart, revered for the exceptional quality of their Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Their ability to yield fruit of unparalleled excellence reflect his meticulous care and intimate understanding of the land. Additionally, parcels 5B and 5C are cherished for their exquisite Sauvignon Blanc grapes, each cluster a testament to the richness of the Dollarhide Estate.

Among the wines produced at St. Supéry, one holds a place in Celestino’s heart: the Dollarhide Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. Renowned for its smooth, velvety texture and delightful flavor profile, this wine embodies the essence of Celestino’s viticulture philosophy—quality without compromise.

As Celestino reflects on his remarkable journey, he takes pride in the evolution of the Dollarhide Estate Ranch over the past four decades. From embracing technological advancements to mastering the nuances of vineyard management, Celestino’s experience has been a testament to the enduring spirit of innovation. In this capacity, he finds fulfillment in sharing his knowledge with fellow workers, empowering them with the tools to thrive in their craft. Celestino’s legacy of mentorship and camaraderie continues to inspire all who have the privilege of crossing paths with him.

Celestino Corro-Rojas stands as a testament to the timeless values of dedication, integrity, and the relentless pursuit of excellence. In his hands, the vines flourish, and the legacy of St. Supéry continues to thrive, guided by the steady hand of a true master of his craft.

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March 28, 2024

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