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San Pedro

The company "San Pedro Vineyards & Winery" is one of the oldest and largest wineries in Chile, It was founded in 1865 by the brothers Bonifacio and José Gregorio Correa. In 1994, it was taken over by the Chilean beverage company "Compañía Cervecerías Unidas", with the German brewery "Paulaner" holding the majority there. The vineyards in the fields Curicó and Maipo cover 1,200 hectares. The simple varietal wines are marketed under the label "Gato". Other lines are "1865" and "35 South". The premium lines are "Castillo de Molina" and "Cabo de Hornas", the flagship is the "Cabo de Hornas Cabernet Sauvignon". In the 1970s, the winery "Santa Helena" was purchased. There, wines are marketed under the labels "Gran Viño", "Siglo de Oro" and "Selección del Directorio". A new winery was built in Molina. As a consultant is the oenologist Jacques Lurton active.

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