The company is headquartered in Santiago, the capital of Chile
, The owner family had immigrated from Spain at the beginning of the 19th century. In 1935 Don Miguel Viu García and his sons founded the company "Bodegas Viu". Initially, purchased wines were bottled and marketed under their own brand name "Vinos Viu". Under the next generation of families, in 1966 Don Miguel Viu Manent established the traditional winery "Hacienda San Carlos de Cunaco" and the first vineyards in the area Colchagua
acquired. The first bottled wines were only produced in 1990. In the 1990s, large investments were made in cellar technology, vineyard management and new vineyards. Today, the winery is run by José Miguel Viu. The vineyards cover 260 hectares of vineyards. They are mostly with the varieties Cabernet Sauvignon
, Malbec ( Cot
planted. The wines are marketed under the labels Late Harvest, Reserva, Secreto, Special Selection, Varietal and (in honor of Don Miguel Viu Manent) Viu 1. Every year around two million bottles of wine are produced, most of which are exported.