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In late-March, Concha y Toro released its full-year results for 2017. The wine group posted a 1.2% sales rise for the 12 months, as its prem...

Chris Losh | 15 May 2018

When the aristocratic Don Melchor de Casa Concha wanted to keep thirsty winery workers from drinking his best wine, he made up a story that the devil lived in the wine cellar where the barrels were kept. It was a high-risk strategy.

Olly Wehring | 29 Mar 2018

In late-March, Concha y Toro released its results for the 12 months of 2017. The group enjoyed a healthier fourth quarter after enduring tougher times in the first nine months of the year. Here, just-drinks breaks down the company's figures for the year by quarter and by region.

Olly Wehring | 7 Nov 2017

In early-November, Concha y Toro released its results for both the first nine months od 2017 and the third quarter. In the year-to-date, the wine group's sales were down by 4.5% on the corresponding period a year ago, with Q3 sales also dipping, by 5.5%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the company's figures for the year so far on both a quarterly and a regional basis.

Chris Losh | 19 Sep 2017

It's a question that has been asked a thousand times. But, Chris Losh is nothing if not persistent, especially at a time when other multi-category companies are giving wine the big heave-ho.

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Andy Morton | 23 Mar 2016

Ask a Chinese person about Chile and they will immediately mention one thing - cherries. The country is famous in China for its red cherries, which people see as wholesome and healthy. Chilean wine, however, is quickly catching up in the recognition stakes. According to Wines of Chile, exports to China increased by 47% last year, and the country now ranks as the third-biggest market for bottled Chilean wine.

Olly Wehring | 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.

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Olly Wehring | 16 Nov 2018

A second consecutive quarter of flatlining sales sees Concha y Toro hoping for an uptick in the final three months of 2018.

Richard Woodard | 10 Oct 2018

Beverage industry trends for sponsoring podcasts are ramping up as two more companies sign deals with audio content providers.

Olly Wehring | 12 Sep 2018

The UK division of Concha y Toro has released a two-strong portfolio of "aromatised wine-based drinks" in the country, under the brand name Jacked.

Olly Wehring | 5 Sep 2018

Concha y Toro has seen the second quarter of 2018 struggle, despite starting the year in healthy shape.

Andy Morton | 3 Jul 2018

Concha y Toro has renewed its Casillero del Diablo sponsorship of Sky Cinema in the UK and movies across Sky’s channels.

Andy Morton | 26 Jun 2018

Concha y Toro has revamped its Casillero del Diablo rosé in the UK to target trends towards lighter rosé styles.

Olly Wehring | 26 Jun 2018

Viña Concha y Toro is set to quit the New York Stock Exchange, thanks to the "higher level of sophistication" now available in its home country.

Olly Wehring | 23 May 2018

Concha y Toro has recorded ongoing success from its renewed value focus, with first-quarter sales rising despite challenges affecting its Argentinean operations.

Andy Morton | 21 May 2018

Concha y Toro has paired Cono Sur with the Food Network in the UK as it looks to boost the Chilean wine brand's association with food.

Andy Morton | 18 May 2018

The UK wine industry needs to drop its reliance on volumes as the effects of Brexit and constrained global supplies put pressure on margins, the head of Concha y Toro UK has told just-drinks.

Lucy Britner | 16 May 2018

Concha y Toro's US wine unit, Fetzer, has added a red blend to its Bourbon barrel-aged wine brand, 1000 Stories.

Lucy Britner | 6 Apr 2018

Concha y Toro's UK unit has announced a new campaign for its Trivento wine, in a tie up with the Discovery Channel.

Olly Wehring | 28 Mar 2018

A tough first nine months of 2017 have put paid to Concha y Toro's growth expectations, although a healthy final quarter has set the scene going forward for the wine group.

Andy Morton | 27 Mar 2018

Concha y Toro is to launch a new mid-range Casillero del Diablo that the company describes as a "natural step up" from its flagship Reserva portfolio.

Andy Morton | 20 Mar 2018

Concha y Toro is gearing up for a new, global marketing campaign for Cono Sur, centred around redesigned bottles across the Chilean wine range.

Lucy Britner | 19 Mar 2018

Concha y Toro's US division, Fetzer Vineyards, is set to widen the release of 1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel-Aged Zinfandel to the UK, as the country's consumers become more accepting of blurred lines between drinks categories.

Olly Wehring | 28 Nov 2017

Concha y Toro has announced its creation of the role of technical director across its wine-producing operations.

Olly Wehring | 7 Nov 2017

Concha y Toro has hailed the success of a recently-introduced restructuring programme, although sales in the year-to-date remain down on 2016.

Olly Wehring | 1 Sep 2017

Concha y Toro has seen its poor start to 2017 continue into the second quarter, pushing its half-year sales down on last year.

Olly Wehring | 19 Jun 2017

Concha y Toro has lined up a limited-edition bottle label in the UK for Cono Sur's Bicicleta Pinot Noir, based on the Chilean wine brand's sponsorship of the Tour de France.

Olly Wehring | 17 May 2017

Viña Concha y Toro has seen its profits plunge in the first quarter, as a "challenging external scenario" resulted in a fall in sales.

Lucy Britner | 3 May 2017

Chile-headquartered wine firm Concha y Toro has tweaked its Casillero del Diablo Reserva wine labels in a bid to highlight the brand's story.

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Olly Wehring | 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.

Olly Wehring | 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.

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