Who is Concha y Toro UK?
Concha y Toro UK is the wholly owned subsidiary of Concha y Toro, one of the world’s leading wine companies. Established in the UK in 2001, we sell over 6.7 million cases of wine in the UK, across our range of well-known wine brands. From a staff of four at the outset, we now have a team of over 60 based out of our offices in Wheatley, Oxfordshire.
Tell us about your flagship brands- e.g. the vision, branding, heritage etc.…?
We are very proud of our market leading wine brands. Casillero del Diablo is Chile’s #1 wine brand, with over 20 million bottles of this great brand bought and enjoyed in the UK every year. Casillero’s legendary story of ‘the devil’s cellar’ has helped to make this a worldwide success, and still growing! Casillero del Diablo partners with Sky Cinema to offer wine fans the ultimate ‘big night in’.
Vina Cono Sur is a brand founded in sustainable winemaking. Every aspect of Cono Sur is informed by the philosophy of creating expressive and innovative wines that convey the spirit of the New World. Cono Sur is the world’s leading producer of Pinot Noir, and its Bicicleta Pinot Noir is the UK’s top selling version of this on trend grape variety.
Bodega Trivento from Argentina is the leading Argentinean wine brand in the UK. Trivento Reserve Malbec is the #1 selling Malbec in this country, and continues to grow at a phenomenal rate. It recently entered the Top 10 red wines in Total Off Trade sales for the first time. Trivento loves a barbecue, and is thrilled to present a raft of exciting marketing activity around the ultimate bbq.
How would you describe the culture at Concha y Toro UK?
Open and focused. We at CyT are enthusiastic about our company values & our recognition scheme is based around these; Ambitious, One Team, Open and Respectful. This structure creates a strong, positive company culture.
What training and development opportunities are provided to employees?
We pride ourselves developing our talent. Not only do we encourage our teams to improve their wine knowledge through WSET training. We also provide development around our suit of competencies including leadership and commercial development.
What’s the best thing about working for Concha y Toro UK?
Working with incredible people and brands every day.
Please visit www.cyt-uk.com for more details of the UK business and its people.