In early 1970s, Odfjell Vineyards’founder----Dan Odfjell, a ship owner from Norway, discovered and purchased a farm in the famous Maipo Valley in Chile in December 1982 when doing his regular business trips to South America. Till early 1990s, Dan started growing vines and making wines; and till now Odfjell Vineyards has owned 85 hectares of vineyard in Maipo Valley and purchased another three vineyards in Chile’s famous appellations. The wines from Odfjell are already very well-known in Chile and exported to many countries, which set a prime example for Chilean wines!
It should be noticed that products for all brands of Odfjell Vineyards have been highly acclaimed by globally renowned wine critics, which guarantee their unparalleled quality and best value! Also, the marketing orientations for the products are well rounded, which can satisfy each level of the consuming needs! In terms of the vineyard management, the environment-friendliness is one of the core philosophies. Some of the practices include: implementing organic & biodynamic growing without applying any pesticide; using horses for farming and reducing the gas emission; recycling various kinds of waste materials, etc.