Bío Bío is one of Chile’s most southerly regions, Bío Bío is officially part of Chile’s Southern region.

Climate: Conditions are cool and wet enough for vines to grow without irrigation.

Vineyards: Historically Bío Bío’s main grape varieties were Cinsault, Pais, and Muscat and many old vines endure here. Newer plantings include Pinot Noir and Riesling.

Sub-regions: Bío Bío includes the sub-region of Itata.


No certificationCacique Maravilla. | Roberto Henriquez


Oxford Companion to Wine 4th edition ed. Jancis Robinson MW and Julia Harding MW (Oxford University Press, 2015), p.82.

Oz Clarke 2015, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p.45.