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Santa Monica

The “Viña Santa Monica” winery is located on the outskirts of the city of Rancagua in the Rapel (Valle Central) area in Chile, It was founded in 1976 by Emilio de Solminihac by buying the Purísima winery, which had existed since 1930, and was renamed in honor of his wife Monica Fonseca. After completing his degree in agricultural engineering in Chile, he worked under Prof. Émile Peynaud at the University of Bordeaux Studied oenology. In the early 1970s he returned to Chile, founded an oenological laboratory for advising local wineries and also taught as a professor at the Universidad de Chile oenology and winemaking. The vineyards in the sub-area Colchagua comprise around 100 hectares of vineyards. You are with the red varieties Cabernet Sauvignon. Carmenère and Merlot, as well as the white wine varieties Riesling. Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon planted. The premium wine is the red wine "Tierra del Sol" (Cabernet Sauvignon).

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