About Haras de Pirque
Nestled in Chile's Maipo Valley, the Haras de Pirque winery stands as an epitome of winemaking excellence. The winery, renowned for its horseracing heritage, embodies a splendid fusion of passion for fine wines and horse breeding. With its conception in 1991, the esteemed property has been nurtured under the ownership of the Matte family, a distinguished figure on the Chilean wine and horseracing scene.
Boasting a vineyard spread of over 600 hectares, the terrain's exceptional conditions foster the production of high-calibre wines. The fertile, dynamic soils combined with a perfect microclimate pave the way for a wide array of grape varieties to thrive. This includes the emblematic Carmenère, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet Sauvignon, amongst others.
The architecture of Haras de Pirque is a sight to behold. The structure emulates a horseshoe, symbolizing their equestrian background whilst encapsulating their avant-garde style. Flanked by vineyard vistas and breath-taking landscapes, this striking design bears the work of award-winning architect Roberto Benavente.
The winemaking process is overseen by the gifted hands of oenologist Cecilia Torres. Following a philosophy of minimum intervention, the winery utilises gravity flow methods to ensure the grapes' inherent qualities are honoured in every drop of their distinguished wines.
In addition to some of the world's finest wines, Haras de Pirque is home to a prized Thoroughbred stud. It is dedicated to the breeding of champion racehorses, continuing the legacy of an integral link between their winemaking and horse-racing history.
Haras de Pirque’s commitment to environmental sustainability is reputable, maintaining a deep respect for nature by cultivating organic vineyards. Guided by sustainable practices, the winery embodies a responsible approach.
Touring the Haras de Pirque winery, tasting their exquisite wines, and marveling at the stunning panoramic views leave guests with an unforgettable experience. From its sophisticated wines to its rich heritage, and breathtaking landscapes the Haras de Pirque winery encapsulates an enthralling tale of wine, tradition, and passion. Truly, it’s a must-visit destination for every wine enthusiast!
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