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Interview - Concha y Toro Marketing Director 23 Jan 2015

This week, editor Olly Wehring has been travelling through the winelands of Chile with the country's biggest wine producer, Concha y Toro. While there, he met Sebastian Aguirre, the company's marketing director for premium wines, to delve deeper into CyT's biggest brand, Casillero del Diablo.


Editor's Viewpoint – What I've Learnt About Chile 22 Jan 2015

My time in Chile, courtesy of Concha y Toro, is fast drawing to an end. Having reported on both the country's wine industry broadly, and the company specifically for the better part of ten years, this visit has put quite a bit of meat on the bones of my knowledge of all things Chilean. Such as:


just the Facts – Chile's Wine Industry 22 Jan 2015

just-drinks has spent this week visiting Chile as a guest of the country's largest wine producer, Concha y Toro. Here's a closer look at the facts and figures behind Chile's wine industry


Comment - Peso Poops the Concha y Toro Party 30 Aug 2011

Chile's strong peso currency is threatening to gatecrash the Vina Concha y Toro party.


Focus - Growing Pains for Chilean Wine 11 Jul 2011

Chile's wine industry is facing enforced consolidation due to pressure on wineries' profitability, but the country's longer-term future looks much brighter.

Latest News

CCU sees Q1 shine 6 May 2015

CCU has reported a strong start to 2015, with both sales and profits in the first three months performing well.


Sales, profits leap in "banner" 2014 for Concha y 16 Apr 2015

Concha y Toro has described 2014 as a "banner year" as sales and profits both reported healthy growth.


just a Look Around - Concha y Toro 22 Jan 2015

In 1883, Don Melchor de Santiago Concha took his father's surname, Concha, and put it together with his mother's surname, Toro, to form Concha y Toro.


Concha y Toro opens research, innovation centre 15 Jan 2015

Concha y Toro has invested US$5m on a dedicated research and innovation facility in Chile that has opened this week.


Molson Coors links up with CCU for Chile launch 6 Jan 2015

Molson Coors is to launch two of its beer brands in Chile through Heineken-controlled drinks company CCU.


Concha Y Toro YTD profits, sales up 2 Dec 2014

Concha Y Toro, the Chilean wine producer, has reported a jump in nine-month net profits and sales, but volumes suffered in Q3.


CHILE: Rum on the slide - video 24 Sep 2014

The rum category has had a torrid time in Chile over the past three years, with volumes plunging and international brands exiting.


Santa Rita Estates switches CEO 2 Sep 2014

Chilean wine group Santa Rita Estates (SRE) has appointed a new CEO as the current incumbent has left after nearly four years in the role.


Coca-Cola Andina H1 sales up 2 Sep 2014

Coca-Cola Andina has reported a double-digit lift in first-half sales, helped by the acquisition of Brazilian drinks firm Ipiranga, but has warned of slowing consumption levels in its four markets.


Corona Argentinean one-off drives CCU in H1 11 Aug 2014

CCU has seen its profits perform well in the first half of 2014, thanks to a one-off payment to its Argentinean unit.

Latest blogs

Chile with Concha y Toro - Day III 22 Jan 2015

A very early start today, with Carla Errazuriz from Concha y Toro's fine wine division picking me up from our Santiago hotel at 0700.


Chile with Concha y Toro - Day II 21 Jan 2015

After yesterday's introduction to Chile, today was all about Concha y Toro – that's to be expected, seeing as they invited me here.


Chile with Concha y Toro - Day I 19 Jan 2015

Buenas dias from Chile. I'm here as a guest of the UK arm of Concha y Toro for the week, during which I'll be shown the company's wine-making operations not only here but over the border in Argentina.