The Santa Rita winery was founded in 1880 by Domingo Fernandez. This was in the same area of Alto Jahuel where the main facilities are today. In the foothills of Alto Jahuel in Buin, 45 minutes from Santiago. The Garcia Huidobro family developed the winery from the end of the nineteenth century to the mid-seventies.
The mansion Santa Rita is named after the saint patron of the impossible dreams. The winery is surrounded by beautiful gardens and splashing fountains. Thousands of wooden barrels rest in the beautifully vaulted cellars.