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  • Concha y Toro founded by Don Melchor de Santiago Concha in 1883
  • Bodega Pirque, in Chile's Maipo Valley, is home to both the founder's homestead and the 'Casillero del Diablo', the devil's cellar
  • With 9,000 hectares and 51 farms in Chile, Concha y Toro is the second largest vineyard-owner in the world, after E&J Gallo
  • Bodega Pirque comprises 68 hectares planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, a bottling plant and the company's product development department

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.

This week, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring is a guest of Concha y Toro in Chile. Here, he visits the place where it all began, Pirque.

Oenological tour guide Barbara Venegas talks us through the facility.


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Companies: Concha y Toro

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