Camilo was born in the city of Santiago, Chile and attended the Scuola Italiana. A life-long lover of nature and the country life, he chose to study agronomy, eventually specializing in winemaking and graduating as a winemaker in 1998 from the Universidad de Chile.

His studies included internships (as assistant winemaker) at Viña Concha y Toro and then at Viña de Martino.

In 1999, he became Head Winemaker and Production Manager at Viña Casas del Bosque, where he also actively participated in vineyard management with the viticultural team.