Its membership was made official on October 27 at the OENODOC & OENOVITI INTERNATIONAL 8th GENERAL ASSEMBLY, with the presentation of Dr. Álvaro González, assistant manager, research and development, of the Center of Research and Innovation.
Dario Cantú, professor in the Department of Viticulture and Oenology at the University of California, was the expert who opened the first activity of the program of talks and seminars to be given in the Center of Extension of Concha y Toro’s Center of Research and Innovation (CRI), located in the Region of the Maule.
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.
The University of California Davis, partner of Concha y Toro in the field of research and innovation, opened its Life Sciences Innovation Center in Chile aiming to contribute to the development of the agricultural and forestry industries.
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.