In 1998, the Toro Harnecker family, iconic glass bottle manufacturers for the Chilean wine industry, decided to use their own bottles for their own wine.
They found the hills of Chocalán where the best place to do build their dream.
Gravity based cellar
1.6 Million Liters
75 hectares of vineyard
200+ french and american oak barrels
Presence in 35+ countries
Our wines… with a great Maipo character, but fresh and vibrant.
Chocalán is the name of the small town where we are based. To express the stories of the land, the people and the whole place, in the most sustainable way, is key in our project.
At Chocalán, we, not only respect the ecology that surrounds us, but we also value the people that lives here.
We employ husband & wife, brother & sister, cousins, whole families that generation after generation have worked here. All these people are essential in the winemaking process, adding a human component in every single bottle of wine.
This unique contribution from our workers is reflected in a side project we call We Are Chocalan (Somos Chocalan).
– Social responsibility.
– Vineyard Management.
– Wine production knowledge.
– Getting involved in all work areas.
We are committed to a sustainable and environmentally responsible development of our wines, and we are validated by the Sustainability Certificate issued by Vinos de Chile through its R&D Consortium.
Since 2006 we are also ISO 9001 – QUALITY and ISO 14001 – ENVIRONMENT certified, and in 2007 we obtained our CLEAN PRODUCTION AGREEMENT (APL) certificate of compliance.
In Viña Chocalán, our actions are aimed at incorporating good environmental practices in each of the processes, so we have implemented recycling by developing actions together with: