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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" 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. 


Concha y Toro's third-quarter performance - Focus 16 Nov 2015

Late last week, Concha y Toro reported year-to-date figures that were boosted by a healthy third quarter. Here, we take a closer look at the company's performance in the period.


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.

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Changyu forms Chilean JV ahead of vineyard swoop 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 Chilean vines destroyed 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.


Fires cause "considerable damage" - Wines of Chile 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.


Campari offloads Chilean wine assets 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 on export jump 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. 


Concha y Toro sees storming Q3 refloat YTD 16 Nov 2015

Concha y Toro has seen a bumper third quarter boost its year-to-date performance after a disappointing first half.


Coca-Cola Andina's YTD soars 30 Oct 2015

Coca-Cola Andina has beaten currency headwinds to post a leap in nine-month profits.


Second quarter props up H1 for Concha y Toro 1 Sep 2015

Concha y Toro has bemoaned a tough first quarter that led to a dip in profits in the first six months of this year.

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.