Viña Santa Rita is named the Most Innovative Wine Company of 2016
It is the only Chilean vineyard that has obtained the highest distinction in the Most Innovative Companies ranking, annually made by ESE Business School and this year included the participation of more than 300 companies.

The first place in the winemaking sector of the Most Innovative Companies Chile Ranking was obtained this year by Viña Santa Rita,; becoming the first national vineyard in achieving the top recognition in this measurement annually held by the ESE Business School of the Universidad de Los Andes in Alliance with La Tercera Newspaper.

This is the seventh version of the ranking in Chile, where more than 300 companies participated –from 27 industries- which are submitted to an evaluation of its policies, processes and innovation procedures, as well as the elements that create and constitute an innovation culture, as well as the impact of innovation in the company results.

“For seven years we have been working constantly to achieve that innovation is a fundamental part of our company DNA. We are permanently looking for innovation in initiatives that make this company more efficient; generating value and increasing the incomes of the vineyard in a sustainable and collaborative way with our workers, suppliers, clients and main stakeholders”, said Sofía Ibáñez, sub-manager of Innovation, Planning and Processes of Viña Santa Rita.

The ranking is built by measuring the participating organizations with the MIC Diagnostics tool, which considered the realization of 26.000 polls, allowing meeting and comparing the level of the abilities of systematic innovation of the companies. With this methodology it is possible to make a diagnosis of the situation and evolution of the key variables responsible of innovations within a company and the comparison of its results with other companies, and even, from other industries.