ACW: Gazing into the future

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ACW is one of the most prestigious family-run wine operations in Chile. Since it was established in 1951, ACW has grown into a major producer and marketer of sustainable wines, working to further the family’s legacy.

Image: Aresti Bodega, credit ACW
Image: Aresti Bodega, credit ACW

Today ACW owns four estates in the Central Valley, with huge potential to grow.

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.

Image credit ACW
Image credit ACW

The winery currently exports to more than 40 countries around the world, it’s two core brands; Aresti and Espíritu de Chile.

Aresti Wines, a family passion. With a rich viticulture history, the Curicó Valley was the ideal place chosen by Mr. Vicente Aresti Astica to plant the first vineyards and to found the Aresti winery, back in 1951. Today, Mr. Vicente’s passion for producing high quality wines is completely alive, continuing from one generation to the next.

Espíritu de Chile Wines, an invitation to discover the spirit of Chile (Espíritu means spirit in Spanish). Bright southern sunshine provides the energy to be absorbed by the vines, across a variety of climates and landscapes. Accompanied by the warmth of our people, you will be given a unique experience to remember.

Image credit ACW
Image credit ACW

This year 2018, ACW is finalizing investments with a focus on the coming decade. With a brand new, next-generation bottling line and investments in the region of US$ 9 million over the past five years, ACW getting ready to step up its sales to one million cases this year.

Image credit ACW
Image credit ACW

“Our new Italian-made, state-of-the-art bottling line adds to the various investments made in vineyards and technology over the past 5 years and marks the completion of the strategic plan we had devised to face the challenges of the coming decade, explained CEO Matías Rivera.

This new cutting-edge technology will increase production capacity of the bottling plant to 6,000 bottles/hour, enhance product quality assurance standards, and strengthen its commitment to an environmentally friendly operation.

Image credit ACW
Image credit ACW

Translated by ICY

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