Tag Archives: Concha y Toro

• “a woman walks into a bar…” Chilean wines at Chaya downtown

“a woman walks into a bar…” Chilean wines at Chaya downtown

Let’s just start here. Chilean wines rock! And you can thank Concha y Toro, one of the world’s three leading wine producers, and virtually a quarter of Chile’s total wine production, for that…so, kudos to Concha y Toro. We were lucky to taste a range of  affordable, delicious Casillero del Diablo (“Stored in hell, made […]

• Bad news for Chilean wine; severe frosts = state of emergency

Bad news for Chilean wine; severe frosts = state of emergency

Chile has declared a state of emergency following a period of late frost at the end of September which has affected the Chilean fruit and wine industry. It has affected the main fruit growing region in central Chile and includes vineyards owned by the well known Concha y Toro and Valle San Pedro wineries. “These […]

Don Melchor Chilean wines…something to write home about!

Don Melchor Chilean wines…something to write home about!

Do yourself a favor. Go here: http://www.wine-searcher.com/find/don+melchor/1993 and order this wine immediately because it may be the last one and you don’t want to miss it. Seriously. Only 15,000 cases of the world-class Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 1993 were made and 2% of that was saved for the Concho y Toro library at the winery. Don’t pay […]

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• Top 10 Wine Brands

Top 10 Wine Brands

Last year’s top brand retained its leading position by some measure, however Concha y Toro’s growth easily outstripped all on the list. Once again wines from the New World are dominating the top 10 brands, highlighting the importance of strong marketing to make and maintain a global brand. Concha y Toro saw huge growth over the […]

• Concha y Toro forms new sales & marketing group in US

Concha y Toro forms new sales & marketing group in US

Concha y Toro, largest Latin American winemaker based in Chile, has expanded its relationship with Banfi Vintners, an importer of fine wines in the US, forming a sales and marketing group in the US. The new venture is named Excelsior Wine Company, which will exclusively distribute the Chilean wines of Concha y Toro as well […]

• Viña Concha y Toro acquires Fetzer Vineyards, expanding operations to California

Santiago, Chile, March 1, 2011 – Viña Concha y Toro S.A. (NYSE: VCO) and Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFA, BFB) announced today the acquisition by Viña Concha y Toro of Fetzer Vineyards and related assets from Brown-Forman in California.  The purchase price for the transaction is US$ 238 million.  The transaction is expected to close in […]