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    by DAO Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Tour Concha y Toro Winery. They make a famous wine called Casillero del Diablo which means the ‘Cellar of the Devil’. The winery was founded by Don Melchor and is in the Maipo Valley. The tour starts with them giving you a large wine glass and you walk around the grounds trying the wines. Fantastic! You also see the painted cellar.

    So why the ‘Cellar of the Devil’? Don Melchor noticed that some locals were slipping into the cellars at night and stealing wines so he invented a story that the Devil visited his cellar in a certain spot and the thefts stopped!

    Information from their website:
    Entry fee
    Public: $6.000
    Tour times
    Monday to Sunday
    10:30 - 11:00 - 16:00 Spanish
    10:00 - 11:30 - 12:00 - 15:00 English
    Concha y Toro Winery closes it´s doors for guide tours on chilean public holidays. This year holidays are:April 14 & 15, May 1st, June 12, June 26, August 15, September 18 & 19, October 9, November 1, December 8, December 25.

    Related to:
    • Wine Tasting
    • Food and Dining
    • Eco-Tourism

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