Our Global Brand Ambassador

Marinela Ardelean has been our global brand ambassador since 2018.

Marinela is a wine & spirits expert and international wine & spirits contests juror, with more than a decade of experience. Born in Transilvania and currently living in Italy, she studied wine in France, China, Italy, and recently gained the Certified Scotch Professional degree, issued by The Council Of Whisky Masters (Los Angeles, USA). She also holds an Executive MBA in wines and is pursuing a PhD degree in Marketing. For the past 8 years she has dedicated a lot of energy to gain recognition for Romanian wines and authoring five award-winning books.

Co-founder of RO-Wine | The International Wine Festival of Romania, she is always in search of new food and drinks experiences, she travelled in more than 70 countries where she explored the local culture through food, wine and spirits. Additional to promoting and presenting Brâncoveanu Vinars all over the world, Marinela is in charge with organizing the annual "Gala Matei Brâncoveanu" dedicated to young and inspiring young generations.

Alexandrion Saber 1789 Distilleries

Alexandrion Saber 1789 Distilleries is situated in the Dealu Mare (‘Big Hill’) Area, Prahova County, Romania. It uses state-of-the-art technology and processes that ensure the highest quality and is ISO and IFS certified. Following a highly flexible logistics operation model, capable of handling a complex product portfolio, it is considered to be one of the most modern and efficient distilleries in South-eastern Europe. Alexandrion Saber 1789 distillery covers an area of 20,000 square meters where the distillery, bottling and packaging, underground cellars and warehousing facilities are situated. With our philosophy of constant technological advancement and acquisition of new production equipment, we continuously upgrade our capacity to meet the growing demand in both local and international markets.

Distillation

Distillation
Distillation is carefully carried out after extracting the volatile substances from wine that enrich the ethylic alcohol from the raw wine distillate. In addition, a large investment was made to purchase high-tech automated equipment for processing, distilling and fermenting natural fruits and fruit distillates, which are used for producing the finest traditional Romanian premium spirits.

Blending

Blending
Blending also takes place using advanced technology that allows both automatic processing and precise control. However, the craftsmanship in blending the finest distillates is transferred to our products under strict supervision and based on the in-depth know-how of our Master Blender, who ensures the best blends and high-quality standards in every drop in every bottle.

Bottling & Labeling

Bottling & Labeling
Bottling, labeling and packaging are performed using state-of-the-art technology, ensuring efficiency and quality in each process while showing how modern techniques can preserve the high-quality standards of our brands. The distillery has a bottling capacity of 42 million litres a year.

Cellars

Cellars
The underground cellars cover an area of 1,500 square meters, preserving the barrels at constant temperatures and humidity levels, thus protecting the sweet aromas of the distillates. The cellars currently hold over 3,500 oak casks.
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