In 1988, four enterprising partners, sharing a common dream, embarked on a project to make high-quality Chilean wines at a time when, strange as it may sound, such an idea was considered a high-risk venture. Starting from the ground up, and with precious little capital but a great deal of effort, ViƱa Montes led what became a new wave of producers making sustainable, premium-quality wines, and adhering to solid management principles.