Engineering Researcher José Cuevas participated in II Bioinformatics Congress

The event included the presence of renowned researchers in the fields of genomics, structural bioinformatics and applied programming. Among others, Center for Research and Innovation (CRI) Engineering Researcher, José Cuevas, PhD., presented the module “How to address current issues in the wine industry from the perspective of research and innovation?”. During his presentation, he gave a general overview of the wine industry, and provided information on the CRI’s vision and strategic program.

Vine Fertilization Seminar

On Tuesday, October 25 the Vine Fertilization Seminar was held as part of the COMETAS program. This is a partnership and advisory initiative between Viña Concha y Toro and the Company’s grape producers.

Irrigation and water management seminar

As part of a series of outreach initiatives included in the Cometas program, which promotes collaboration and consultation between Concha y Toro and its grape growers, on October 28 the First Cometas Seminar was held at the Puente Alto Vineyard. The first version of this event was focused on irrigation and water management, a fundamental issue for the optimization of resources in agricultural tasks.

Viña Concha y Toro’s Center for Research and Innovation presents progress in its main lines of research

Inaugurated in 2014, the Center is aiming to position itself as a global and national leader in wine research. Today, it is developing more than 50 initiatives among which technological solutions to predict harvest volume, optimize defoliation and obtain higher quality, as well as the Cabernet Sauvignon clones project in Cauquenes, stand out. All of this research will have an effect on the Chilean wine industry in the short term. A year and a half after its inauguration, Viña Concha y Toro’s Center for Research and Innovation (CRI) presented the […]

Center for Research and Innovation in Emol

“Why Concha y Toro established an innovation center for the wine industry” is the title of the article published by Chilean online news site Emol, which refers to the existence of the Center for Research and Innovation and the progress made in its main lines of research. “The Chilean winery installed a research center in the Maule Region, the only one of its kind in Latin America, with the aim of conducting applied research on the future development of the global wine industry”.

Research on clonal material presented to the Oakville Association in the United States

The latest version of the “The Cabernet Symposium” was held between June 20 and 23. The activity is carried out every two years by the Oakville Winegrowers Association, in Napa Valley, California, along with special guests that join the discussions between specialists in the production of Cabernet Sauvignon in the world.

Center for Research and Innovation initiates Viña Concha y Toro’s first Sensory Panel

The group will acquire competencies to identify defects and attributes of the wine, a fundamental skill for those who work in the wine industry. With the aim of providing an evaluation tool for the research and development of new processes and products, both in the Center for Research and Innovation (CRI) and other areas of Viña Concha y Toro, the CRI initiated a training program for the first Sensory Panel made up of company employees.

16th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference

Between July 24-28, the 16th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference will be held in Adelaide, Australia. The event is renowned for its high technical and scientific standard, as well as for offering various activities, including plenary sessions, workshops, student forums, social events and an extensive trade exhibition.

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.