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Concha y Toro 2017 - results data 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.


Concha y Toro Year-to-Date 2017 by region - results data 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.


Chile's wine future burned by wild fires - Comment 9 Feb 2017

Wild fires hit the Chilean - and then global - headlines earlier this month. The subsequent damage to some of the country's vineyards may have affected just a few, but, as Chris Losh observes, that damage could have catastrophic consequences for Chile's flag-bearing wine makers.


Chile's winemakers caught out by Brexit "disease" - Focus 16 Jan 2017

June last year, and Adolfo Hurtado, the gregarious chief winemaker & general manager for Concha y Toro's Cono Sur, is in a sunny mood as he goes about his day at the Chilean winery.


Concha y Toro's 2015 performance - Focus 29 Mar 2016

This week, Concha y Toro reported a jump in full-year sales and profits as volumes increased and currency fluctuations played in its favour. 

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Sales rise but Argentina struggles in Q1 for Concha y Toro - results 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.


The Coca-Cola Co buys Chilean juice maker Comercializadora Novaverde 10 Jan 2018

The Coca-Cola Co has teamed up with local bottlers to purchase Chile's Comercializadora Novaverde, the owner of juice brand Guallarauco.


Concha y Toro appoints Casillero del Diablo winemaker first technical director 28 Nov 2017

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


Yantai Changyu Pioneer Wine Co forms Chilean JV ahead of vineyard swoop - report 1 Jun 2017

Chinese wine producer Yantai Changyu Pioneer Wine Co is to buy three Chilean vineyards in a new joint venture, a report has said.


Almost 100 hectares of vines confirmed destroyed in Chile fires 1 Feb 2017

Fires in Chile have wiped out at least 94 hectares of vineyard, mainly in the Maule Coast region, a new report from Wines of Chile has said.


Wildfires causing "considerable damage" to Chilean vines 25 Jan 2017

Chile's wine trade body has said it is still working to assess the full extent of the damage caused by wildfires in the country but confirmed there has been "considerable damage" to old vines.


Gruppo Campari offloads Chilean wine assets as still wine exit continues 3 Jan 2017

Gruppo Campari has reiterated its intention to withdraw from the still wine category with its latest divestment in Chile.


Gonzalez Byass takes over Chile's Veramonte winery 24 Jun 2016

Gonzalez Byass has taken majority control of Chilean winery Veramonte as it continues to purchase assets outside of its Jerez heartland.


Concha y Toro toasts FY boost as export strength grows 29 Mar 2016

Chilean wine producer Concha y Toro's sales and profits surged last year as exports were boosted by strong volumes and currency tailwinds.


CCU fights headwinds to bring in FY volumes lift 17 Feb 2016

South American drinks company CCU has reported a slow-down in fourth quarter volumes as economic problems in its markets continued to drive currency devaluation. 

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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.