Wine Connoisseurs Delight at Cousino Macul
Founded in 1856, Cousiño Macul is the only winery in Chile amongst those established in the 19th century that continues in the hands of the original founding family. The company remains 100% under family control, producing limited quantities of fine wines.
The meeting point is at the Winery Shop, where you will be welcomed by a bilingual guide who will take you through the centenary cellars, while tells you about the history of the Cousiño family and the winery.
You will also learn about the winemaking process and perceive the huge contrast among the old equipment and machines used in the XIX Century and the most advanced technology from nowadays, in the Lota cellar, our icon wine created to commemorate the Cousiño Macul 150 anniversary.
Next, you will be able to go back in time, when descending to one of the oldest and finest Chilean wine cellar, built in 1872 by French architects. There, the Cousiño family keeps its private collection, with bottles that go as far as 1927. Finally, the visit ends in the same Shop, were an Antiguas Reservas wine will be offered.
Duration: 45 minutes.