Following five generations of growing exceptional Colchagua Valley grapes (many from century-old Bordeaux vines brought over by first generation ancestor, Emile Bouchon) for other wineries in Chile, it was Mario Pablo Silva who, in 1997, suggested the family bottle wine under their own Casa Silva label. Today, as the owner and Managing Director of Vi241;a Casa Silva, Mario Pablo Silva has established the family-owned and operated winery as an important fixture in Chiles new generation of premium wine producers and more specifically, as a leader in the development and understanding of Chiles trademark wine, Carmen232;re. In May 2011, Silva was instrumental in helping to pass this long-negotiated new appellation system through the Chilean government, allowing producers the right to use three new terms on their labels Costa (coast), Entre Cordilleras (central) and Andes (eastern). Mario Pablo Silva is the current Vice President of Vinos de Chile, the trade association that repr

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