|Vigneron & Winemaker|
|Sandra Beltran & Jerry Ward|
Sandra and Jerry are a Houston couple who pursued a dream to plant a vineyard, create a wine, and share their passion for food and wine with friends. The dream became a reality when they teamed up with Daniel Silva, an Argentinean partner in Ikal del Mar, the small hotel where they met. Together they have assembled a team to grow the best grapes and produce some of the finest wines in Argentina.
The couple live in Houston with their daughter. Together, they oversee the importation, distribution, sales, and marketing of the 1150 wines in the United States and abroad.
Sandra handles the marketing and public relations for the vineyard in the United States, Mexico, and Europe.
Sandra's other job is Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Prohotel International, a small luxury hotel manager and operator. She was integral in the concept creation and implementation at luxury boutique properties including La Pleta in Baqueira, Spain and Esencia and Ikal del Mar in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Sandra attended the University of Houston and is fluent in English and Spanish.
Jerry has a passion for wines, at 1150 he directs the importation, distribution, and compliance for the 1150 Brand in the United States.
He is president at HSYS INC, an Oracle technology consulting firm. Here he assists Texas clients with all things Oracle, including database and the Oracle E-Business Suite. Jerry attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas and is fluent in English and proficient in Spanish.