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The Company

Owned by ACW Group, one of Chile’s most prestigious family winegrowing businesses, Viña Aresti is situated in Molina, Curicó valley, less than 200 km south of Santiago. New vineyards near the Claro river –Micaela, Peñaflor, and La Reserva have been added to Bellavista, the original estate.

The Winery

The vineyards are situated in Curicó, Chile’s largest and most famous wine valley. With privileged climate, alluvial soil, a long dry season and a daytime/nighttime temperature differential of some 20ºC, this region offers the ideal conditions for the production of superior wines.

VINEYARDS

Bellavista: Its slightly deep soil with little rock content provides excellent conditions for varieties like Sauvignon Blanc and Gewürztraminer.

Micaela: Deep clay-loam soil with a rocky profile below one meter of depth, ideal for red varieties.

Peñaflor: Deep clay-loam, slightly acidic soil with gentle slopes mostly used to grow Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Carmenère, and Pinot Noir and Merlot to a lesser extent.

La Reserva: Variable soil (from clay-loam to sandy), with medium-low fertility, rolling hills and different sun exposure, perfect for the production of a wide range of grape varieties.

VINEYARD MANAGEMENT

Grapes of the highest quality are essential for the production of superior wines. To attain the level of quality we seek, we have focused our processes on:

Sectorization of the vineyards using precision viticulture.

Intensive canopy management to enhance bunch microclimate.

Lower yields to boost fruit intensity.

FDR technology to monitor soil moisture and determine irrigation strategies.

Vineyards

WINERY

5,000 m2 winery with storage capacity for 9 million liters, including a 1,000-barrel cellar with controlled temperature, a modern line capable bottling 6,000 bottles/hour and a Bag-in-Box packing line production.

Every year, Aresti processes close to 6 million kilos of grapes and around 8 million liters of wine that are later packed in various formats.

The winery owns stainless steel vats with capacity ranging from 1,000 to 60,000 liters in controlled temperature environments, which ensures the proper treatment to the different varieties, qualities, and origins.

Facilities

We seek to improve the wine value chain to ensure it is environmentally friendly, socially equitable, and economically viable.

 

VINEYARDS

At our vineyards we cover crops and use drip irrigation; we reduce, reuse and recycle to minimize waste. We protect the native flora and we are working with sheep grazing for weed control.

SOCIAL

At Aresti we take care of the health and safety of all our employees, we have ongoing training programs and a continue involvement in the community by carrying out activities such as, a multimedia library for free use and offering internships to college students. We encourage a healthy lifestyle and family sports.

PROCESS

We care about reduction, reuse and recycling of packaging material; to have an efficient use of energy and water in the production process and to create awareness and training of sustainable practices to employees. We are certified under BRC and IFS.

 

Sustainability

Aresti was certified under Wines of Chile’s strict Sustainability Code standard after all its processes met the indicators for the various areas measured by the code: agriculture, winery-cellars, and CSR-Community. In addition, Aresti has signed the Clean Production Agreement, a regulation for the production of environmentally friendly wines through safe, environmentally sound, and sustainable production processes.

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

We are extremely proud of the international certifications our company has earned, as they attest to the quality of our products.

Wines of Chile’s Sustainability Code: Aresti’s processes met the indicators for the various areas measured by the code: agriculture, winery-cellars, and CSR-Community.

Clean Production Agreement: A regulation set forth jointly with Corporación Chilena del Vino for the production of environmentally friendly wines.

BSCI Code: Aresti Chile Wine S.A. decided to obtain and implement the BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative) Code of Conduct for its primary processing facilities and cellars.

BRC: British Retail Consortium

IFS: International Feature Standards

Certifications

At Aresti we take care of the health and safety of all our employees, we have ongoing training programs and a continue involvement in the community by carrying out activities such as, a multimedia library for free use and offering internships to college students. We encourage a healthy lifestyle and family sports.

WE FOSTER

  • Re-use of bottles and packing cases.
  • Efficient use of oil and gas through a strict maintenance program for machinery and equipment.
  • Management and treatment of liquid and solid waste.
  • Reduced consumption of water during vinification.
  • An erosion control plan and organic management of soils that involves the use of grape residue as a natural fertilizer.
  • A transport service for employees that results in efficient use of fuel and lower pollution.

WE PREFER

  • Using lighter bottles, which require substantially less energy to manufacture and less fuel to transport.

WE SUPPORT

  • A healthy, balanced diet by providing all the personnel with daily lunch.
  • In addition, we adhere to a Code of Ethics that all employees are familiar with (Download Aresti’s Code of Ethics).
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