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Over 120 years of history and passion for wine

1890

1990

1991

1998

2007

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2012

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2014

2018

1890

The Dussaillant family, an outstanding contributor to the development of the winemaking industry in Chile, brings the Casablanca brand to life.

1990

In the early 1990s, the Casablanca valley, distant just 80 kilometers from Santiago, is recognized as offering ideal conditions for the production of Premium-quality white wines, as well as other varieties like Pinot Noir and cold-climate Syrah.

1991

Already owners of Carolina Wine Brands, the Larraín family decide to buy the 46 hectare Nimbus Estate located in the coolest area of the Casablanca valley. This is where Viña Casablanca begins its operations.

1998

Nimbus Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc earns an important trophy at the International Wine Challenge.

2007

CWB’s U.S.-based subsidiary is created, marking the beginning of Casablanca's wine exports to that country.

2010

Viña Casablanca kicks off a plantation project on the side of one of the hills of the Nimbus estate, specifically 11.5 hectares located at the eastern end. This important initiative signified a major investment for Viña Casablanca and included studies to determine the true nature of the valley's soil and climate.

2011

Viña Casablanca enters into a major commercial alliance with AdVini, one of France’s leading and most prestigious wine holdings.

2012

Gonzalo Bertelsen takes over as General Manager and Chief Winemaker of Viña Casablanca. First harvest into the joint venture with AdVini-Laroche.

2013

Neblus 2011 earns wide local and international recognition, including a 94-point rating in La CAV’s Guía de Vinos de Chile, 93 points in Patricio Tapia’s Descorchados wine guide, and a 91-point score by Wine Enthusiast.

2014

Working towards the third harvest on the hill with increasingly higher grape quality.

2018

New Brand image & claim – Viña Casablanca “The Winery of the Valley”.

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