Vina Montes was founded in 1988 by four partners. From the beginning they had the ambition to become the best wine region in Chile. Aurelio Montes is therefore seen as one of the most gifted and inspiring winemakers in Chile. As a result, Vina Montes is recognized worldwide as one of the leading Chilean wineries.
Montes is one of the absolute top producers in Chile and Aurelio Montes was recently voted the most influential wine man in the country. In 2004 a totally new winery was built in Alpalta, which was set up according to the Chinese Fengh Shui philosophy. Meanwhile, Aurelio Jr. has also earned his spurs as a winemaker and together with his father he forms a close and successful team.
Vina Montes has already won many prizes at international wine competitions.