Scott Mathis is the CEO and President of Algodon Wine Estates and is also the chairman and founder of DPEC Partners, a New York City based venture capital and real estate development firm with affiliate offices in Buenos Aires, and Mendoza. DPEC Partners identifies and develops hotel, hospitality and other lifestyle properties, as well as opportunities and brands that fit within its proprietary ALGODON® brand; one of distinction, refinement, and elegance. The qualities of the ALGODON® brand are exemplified by sophisticated cultural pastimes such as the appreciation of fine wine and the pursuits of golf, tennis and polo. DPEC Partners' current real estate developments include a Buenos Aires luxury boutique hotel, Algodon Mansion, located in the city's most elegant residential neighborhood of Recoleta. Algodon Mansion serves as the perfect complement to Algodon Wine Estates as the properties combine to offer guests the ability to round out their Argentinean experience by incorporating the flavor, flair, and excitement of Argentina's capital city, and the pristine elegance of a unique wine and golf retreat situated in the majestic beauty of the Sierra Pintada foothills at the base of the Andes Mountains.