X International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology

Between June 13-18, the “X International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology” will be held in Italy. The conference is acknowledged as one of the most important in the field of viticulture and grapevine physiology. Project engineer Sebastian Vargas will attend the conference and will present two projects implemented by the CRI that were highly valued for their respective scientific impact.

Center for Research and Innovation launches new website

Visual, dynamic and easy to navigate. Viña Concha y Toro’s Center for Research and Innovation’s new website aims to make it easy to connect with key players in the wine industry and researchers in Chile and worldwide.

CRI participates in UC Innovation Center talk as an example of R&D&I

How the Center for Research and Innovation (CRI) was created and established, as well as its current situation, were among the topics discussed in the presentation led by the CRI’s director and the head of technology management and administration. With more than 45 attendees from various fields, the talk on the “Implementation of an R&D&I center in the wine industry: the case of Viña Concha y Toro” took place. Held in the UC Innovation Center’s auditorium, Gerard Casaubon, director of Viña Concha y Toro’s Center for Research and Innovation (CRI) […]

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.