Frances is in charge of developing the recipes for different Sangrias and wines and wine blends. In her native, Puerto Rico she took seminars in International Cooking and started developing Cocktail Recipes.
She is a Certified Food Safety Manager who develops menus and creates food pairings that match our wines and spirits for The Sangria Shop Events. Like Fernando she has a background in Chemical Engineering, in fact they met in College and got married in 1998 and have two children.
Fernando has over five (5) years of experience as Business Manager and Master Distiller for The Sangria Shop Winery and Distillery. He is in charge of all the spirit development, marketing and distribution strategy, event coordination and community support. Fernando also has a Chemical Engineering background and over seventeen (17) years of experience managing capital projects in the pharmaceutical, energy and food industries.