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Concha Y Toro & Don Melchor Cellar Collection Tasting

June 19, 2024
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This event is sold out.
Event Information

Style: Seated, In-person

Guest Speaker: Benjamin Mitarakis 

Concha y Toro Cellar Collection wine tasting with Benjamin Mitarakis, Concha y Toro is the largest producer and exporter of wines from Latin America and one of the ten largest wine companies in the world, with more than 35 million cases sold per year in 2022, distributed in 135 countries. Concha y Toro is responsible for the production of the most iconic wines from Chile, such as Amelia, Marques de Casa Concha, Carmin de Peumo and Don Melchor. Concha y Toro also has a joint venture with the Rothschild Family in Chile to produce the renowned Almaviva. 

Benjamin Mitarakis is a third-generation Chilean vintner, born in Santiago, Chile. He officially joined the family business in 2016, but he started earlier working at the Family vineyard estates, where he spends several months every year, literally learning the business from the ground up. He has always been very connected with Viticulture, his grand father Eduardo Guilisasti who was one of the Icons of viticulture in Chile and the world, really inspire them as new generation. On 2016 Benjamin moved to California in order to work at Bonterra Organic Estates where he got a lot of experience in the US and Canadian market, this allows him to move back to Chile in 2019 and work at the Concha y Toro headquarters. 

Benjamin in his new role is now traveling around the world running tastings and dinners to showcase the outstanding quality of Chilean wines. Wines like Amelia, Marques de Casa Concha and Don Melchor are part of the outstanding portfolio, which has been rated as the best wines from Chile. Please join us at this wonderful evening to discover these outstanding wines. It will be a journey through the different Chilean terroirs where we will understand in depth the extraordinary soil, climate and wine growing regions  from Chile, this will be a unique experience with the most prestigious wines from Chile led by a Concha y Toro family member. 

On this special evening we will be sampling the following wines, along with a selection of cheese & charcuterie.

  • Reception bubbles: Fiol Rosé Prosecco NV
  • The Roost Chardonnay 2022
  • Gravas del Maipo Syrah 2019
  • Marques de Casa Concha Heritage 2020
  • Don Melchor 2019
  • Don Melchor 2020
  • Don Melchor 2021

We will extend a 10% discount on these products at the close of this event.

If you have any questions about the event, email us at events@zyn.ca or call Erin at 403-543-8900.