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Where Old World Meets New World

Our Wine Maker

Aleksandar Kolundzic

Aleksandar joined the Pillitteri team at the beginning of the 2010 harvest and brings with him over 15 years of experience and expertise in wine making. Previously, he has worked with Vincor Canada as a VQA Winemaker since June 2004 and previous to that with Hillebrand Winery as a Winemaker and Lab and Cellar Technician commencing in 1996. Aleksandar received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Zagreb, Croatia and his Honours Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology at Brock University. Aleksandar’s proficiency in HACCP and his ISO program knowledge is also valuable for Pillitteri to continue with the production of secure and quality VQA wine making.

“It's about family, teamwork and ultimately making award-winning wines and Icewines that can be enjoyed by everyone.  I feel proud to craft wines that are shared and appreciated throughout the world.  Cheers,”