Originally founded and planted by the Frenchman Emilio Bouchon in 1892, this winery has some of the oldest vines in Colchagua. The Silva family grew bulk wines until the 1990s, when the family son Mario Pablo Silva had an idea to revolutionize the winery to focus on fine bottled wines. Silva wines are now known for their excellent price-quality ratio and consistency. The winery's vineyards are dispersed around the Colchagua Valley, but it is here in Los Lingues that the Silva family established its gorgeous wine-tasting facilities and idyllic B&B and restaurant that follow the style of whitewashed adobe walls, red-tiled roofs, and old-world ceramic patterned floors. Hour-long tours to visit the facilities cost $8 (£5.30), $14 (£9.30) with a tasting of three reserve wines, and $18 (£12) for a tasting of three gran reserve wines ("gran reserve" wines must meet specific criteria such as using the best barrels in order to get the prestigious label). More comprehensive tours, which include a horse-drawn carriage ride through the estate, stopping at the polo pitch and rodeo arena, can be arranged.