Viña Cono Sur is committed to meeting the needs of the present without compromising the future, taking care of the environment without neglecting the aspects of social development and economic growth.
Cono Sur switches from conventional agriculture to an integrated vineyard management, a system that favours the use of natural alternatives to fertilize and to prevent and control pests and diseases.
Cono Sur kicks off its organic management with 40 hectares in Santa Elisa Estate. Today, Cono Sur has over 300 hectares under organic management in San Antonio and Colchagua Valleys.
First winery in South America to receive a double ISO certification: ISO 9.001 for quality assurance procedures, and ISO 14.001 for environmental policies.
Cono Sur obtains a "Clean Production Agreement" certification, an initiative promoted by the Chilean Government and the Chilean Wine Corporation.
Our estates in Leyda and Peralillo, in the the Colchagua receive organic certification. This same year, Cono Sur becomes the first winery in the world to receive the CarbonNeutral® delivery Status.
In conjunction with the Ecology and Biodiversity Institute (EBI) at the Campo Lindo vineyards in the San Antonio Valley, Cono Sur initiates the "Wine, Climate Change, and Biodiversity" Project.
Cono Sur becomes the first winery in the Americas and third in the world to be ISO 14064-1certified through CEMARS, positioning itself as a leader in environmental care.
Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery won the title of Green Company of the Year 2011, awarded by the British magazine Drinks Business at their "Green Awards".
Cono Sur becomes the first winery in South America to comply with all requirements set in the demanding BSCI's (Business Social Compliance Initiative) code of conduct.
Cono Sur complies with the three areas of the National Sustainability Code.
Cono Sur obtains the certification of the international standards ISO 50.001, Energy management, and OHSAS 18.001, Management of occupational health and safety.
The Business Sustainability Center of the Adolfo Ibáñez University, SOFOFA and Capital Magazine awarded the 2016 Corporate Sustainability Award. Cono Sur Vineyard receives recognition in the environmental category.
Cono Sur is the first winery to receive the Gold Medal in Energy Efficiency from the Ministry of Energy.
Cono Sur Receives For Life Certification For Life is a Social Responsibility Certification that assures that workers enjoy safe and fair working conditions, that their fundamental rights are met and in accordance with the standards established by different international organizations. The certification also includes an evaluation of the operator's environmental performance, its role and impact on the local community.
Cono Sur Winery contributes to the Valdivian Coastal Reserve conservation project in Chile
Cono Sur Vineyards & Winery, a subsidiary company of Concha y Toro, was founded in 1993 with the clear and decided objective of capturing the fine wine export market in Chile. For this reason, we must always demand of ourselves a high quality standard in all of our processes, products and services, while maintaining and improving upon our integrated management system.