It is a transversal valley that follows the course of the Aconcagua River,has a width of 3 to 4 km and is surrounded by hills that rise between 1,500 and 1,800 meters above see level.Te climate semidry,high temperatures with rainfall that does not exceed 200mm annually:therefore the vines are trickle irrigated with waters from the Aconcagua river.There is no frost in spi..


Location: 33º50´ Latitude South – 34º45´ Latitude South between Andes Mountain (E) and Pacific Ocean (W). Solar radiation: 566 calorie/cm 2 from January to March. Diurnal temperature variation: 15,9º C from December to May. Considerations: Chile’s Cachapoal Valley is a viticultural paradise and provides the best setting for the enjoyment of national and foreign visito..


The first and the most important geographical condition and one that characterizes the valley is the marine influence that enters through a corridor from the pacific ocean, producing an early morning mist that later gives way to clean, clear sun days. This mist acts as a moderator of temperature, which summer does not rise above 26C or 79F favoring the optimum developme..


There are 3 primary types of soil. The oldest originate in the lacustrian sedimentation and are deep, fine-textured (clay loam) soils. Younger soils from alluvial sedimentation (Tinguiririca River) have fine textures (silty loam). A third type is derived from rhyolitic pumicite tuff (soils derived from ancient volcanic ash) and has a medium texture with granitic piedmont from t..


Expansive and varied Maipo Valley is nestled between two mountain ranges, th e Andes and the Coastal Mountains and Chile’s capital, Santiago sits in the middle. Winemaking in the Maipo valley today ranges from tiny boutiques efforts to large-scale multimillion liter production centers, from nascent dreams to time- honored traditions, from industrial scale to biodynamic a..