Center for Research and Innovation conducts its “2nd R&D Results Transfer Workshop”

On Tuesday, March 2, the “2nd R&D Results Transfer Workshop” took place at the Puente Alto Winemaking Cellar, led by the Center for Research and Innovation. The purpose of the meeting led by Gerard Casaubon, director of the CRI, was to present the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, which includes 5 strategic programs with a total of 50 initiatives whose results will directly benefit community: farmers, small and medium grape growers, academia, scientists, trade associations, wine producers, suppliers, distributors, and different industries working in the world of wine. Additionally, during the event […]

Australian expert explains how to deal with trunk diseases in workshop of the Research and Innovation Center of Viña Concha y Toro

Last Thursday, November 26, Richard Smart talked about the reality of vine diseases in the world, their extent and how to beat them. Workshop de Richard Smart en Centro de Investigación e Innovación de Viña Concha y Toro from CII Viña Concha y Toro on Vimeo. Trunk diseases are a problem that threatens vineyards throughout the world, making it a matter of concern for the wine industry. In Chile, the varieties most susceptible to contracting these pathologies are Cabernet Sauvignonand Sauvignon Blanc, and to a lesser extent Chardonnay and Merlot. […]

“Vinos de la Cordillera” meeting brings experts from Chile and Argentina to the Center of Research and Innovation

This new version ratified the Maule valley as a wine-producing area of excellence and confirmed the union of wine-lovers from both countries. The 11th version of “Vinos de la Cordillera” (wines from the Andes foothills) took place between Thursday 29 and Saturday 31 October. This is an event of comradeship that seeks to provide winemaking news and tighten links between cellar owners, winemakers and sommeliers of Chile and Argentina The second day of the event was spent at the Center of Extension of the Center of Research and Innovation (C.I.I.) […]

Concha y Toro winner of “International Drinks Company of the Year”

Viña Concha y Toro was celebrating an international accolade at the Drinks Business Awards on May 19 in London. At a ceremony at the London Wine Fair, Concha y Toro was awarded ‘Drinks Company of the Year’ in the International division, reflecting a successful 12 months in global sales as well as major new corporate initiatives.

Concha y Toro’s Center for Research and Innovation joins the launch of UC Davis’ Center of Excellence in Chile

Following its recent opening in Chile, the Center of Excellence of the University of California, Davis, UC Davis-Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center (UC Davis LINC) –which has funding from Corfo’s Program for the Attraction of Centers of Excellence– organized, as a presentation, a Viticulture and Enology workshop, which was conducted in the United States on January 15 and 16. This was attended by leading researchers from the university and Chilean specialists in these areas.