A Wine Enthusiast Tastemaker, Food & Wine Magazine Tastemaker and Wine Advocate Personality of the Year, Patrick Mata is leading the way for wines imported from the Iberian Peninsula. Robert Parker described him as “one of the most driven, passionate and talented young men in the wine world”. Patrick and his business partner, Alberto Orte, launched Olé Imports in 1999. Today, they represent over 40 fine estates from Spain and Portugal. Devoted to bringing soulful wines from boutique producers to the United States, Olé & Obrigado imports exceptionally delicious, high-quality wines that deliver a sense of place with precision.