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2014-02-24 22:17:33

 

Back to the Future: Chile’s South

2014-01-15 20:44:07

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Tragic fire rips through Chile’s wine capital

April 17, 2014

Last weekend a horrific fire tore through the residential hillsides of busy port town Valparaiso leaving 15 dead, hundreds injured and over 12,500 people homeless. The important city, which shares Great Wine Capital status alongside neighbouring wine region Casablanca, was ravaged with three days of fierce fires exacerbated by strong winds and dry weather, which [...]

 
 
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Earthquake spares wine regions

April 3, 2014

The 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck 95 miles offshore from the northern city of Iquique on Tuesday spared winemaking regions of Chile. The epicenter was almost 1,600kms north of Santiago and over 1000kms away from the northernmost commercial vineyards in Elqui Valley. “At 8.2 it was an extraordinarily powerful event, but thankfully it occurred far [...]

 
 
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RIP Michael Cox

February 21, 2014

It is with great sadness to announce that Michael Cox, a great ambassador of Chilean wine, passed away on Thursday 19th February after battling with an aggressive bile duct cancer for one year. Last year Michael celebrated 10 years leading Wines of Chile UK and has been one of the most influential figures in Chilean [...]

 
 
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2013 honours for Casa Silva and Michael Cox

December 12, 2013

At the Annual Wines of Chile Gala, two special awards were bestowed on the Personality of the Year, Michael Cox, and the Vineyard of the Year, Casa Silva. The Vineyard of the Year is an annual tradition and this year Casa Silva took home the award for their continued presence, innovation and high quality in [...]

 
 
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Mexico get the scoop on Chilean wine with Deby Beard

December 10, 2013

After a week’s visit to Chile to judge the Annual Wines of Chile Awards, one of Mexico’s most influential wine journalists Deby Beard returned to give Mexico the scoop on what makes Chilean wine taste so good. Broadcasting in Red FM, Deby spoke about the awards event and tasting hundreds of wines to pick the [...]

 
 
 
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Tragic fire rips through Chile’s wine capital

April 17, 2014

Last weekend a horrific fire tore through the residential hillsides of busy port town Valparaiso leaving 15 dead, hundreds injured and over 12,500 people homeless. The important city, which shares Great Wine Capital status alongside neighbouring wine region Casablanca, was ravaged with three days of fierce fires exacerbated by strong winds and dry weather, which [...]

 
 
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Celebrating the life of Michael

April 12, 2014

It was standing room only at Southwark Cathedral for the Memorial Ceremony of the late Michael Cox (Director of Wines of Chile UK) as over 800 people attended the afternoon ceremony to celebrate the life of a well-loved character in the Chilean and international wine scene. A moving ceremony led by Canon Mark Oakley, Chaplain [...]

 
 
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Earthquake spares wine regions

April 3, 2014

The 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck 95 miles offshore from the northern city of Iquique on Tuesday spared winemaking regions of Chile. The epicenter was almost 1,600kms north of Santiago and over 1000kms away from the northernmost commercial vineyards in Elqui Valley. “At 8.2 it was an extraordinarily powerful event, but thankfully it occurred far [...]

 
 
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Chile goes big in Texas

April 3, 2014

Wines of Chile organised a special launch in Houston to promote Chilean wine at one of the city’s most celebrated events, the Houston Rodeo. This annual event is always filled with good times and plenty of wine, and Chile was the featured wine country in the wine garden which also showcased the winners of the [...]

 
 
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Moving forward in sustainable wine production

March 26, 2014

In an important meeting of minds in late March, an agreement was signed between Wines of Chile and the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) to work together towards making Chile’s sustainability code internationally recognized. The agreement laid out their intention to work together towards promoting the values and principles of social sustainability, which in turn [...]

 
 
 

WINNIPEG WINE FESTIVAL

Event date: May 02, 2014

Winnipeg's public tastings boast the highest attendance in the country, with well over 8,000 people enjoying hundreds of wines from around the world. Wines of Chile will feature a Regional Tasting Station at the 2014 Winnipeg Wine Festival. This station will provide consumers with an overview of Chile and its wine regions and insight into…

 
 

SNOOTH PVA

Event date: May 08, 2014

People´s Voice Wine Awards 2014. Wine awards chosen by the public. When: May 8

 
 

FERIA VINEXPO HONG KONG 2014

Event date: May 27, 2014

Entre el 27 y el 29 de Mayo de 2014, Wines of Chile y 45 viñas chilenas participarán de la Feria Vinexpo versión 2014.    

 
 

ATLANTA FOOD & WINE

Event date: May 29, 2014

The Atlanta Food and Wine Festival is an entire weekend dedicated to Southern Hemisphere cuisine. Award-winning chefs, sommeliers, beverage innovators, up-and-coming food lovers gather together for more than 200 ways to sip, savor and sample the South. WoC 2014 offer:  Host table pouring 10 wines during the Grand Tastings and a consumer seminar as well as…

 
 

FANCY FOOD SHOW

Event date: Jun 29, 2014

US largest gourmet food show for trade connecting 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries and regions. When: June 29 - July 1

 
 
 
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Romance novel reveals sex appeal of Chilean wine

February 18, 2014

While we all know wine is a social lubricant, it is not very often it becomes the subject of a steamy romance novel… The sex appeal of Chilean wine, and winemakers, is the protagonist of Charmaine Pauls’ recently released romance novel, The Winemaker. The Winemaker is a fictional story about an English girl, Zenna, who [...]

 
 
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AWOCA judges impressed with Chile’s new variety

January 3, 2014

For over a week in November, we had 9 international Annual Wines of Chile Awards judges roaming around Chile while tasting some of the country’s best wines. Some were revisiting Chile, and others were discovering it for the first time. What often comes as a surprise to first time visitors, is how modern Santiago is [...]

 
 
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Interview: Hans RJ Qu

December 19, 2013

Over the last three months, one of China’s best sommelier’s has been traversing the wine regions of Chile working on a Chinese version of the Descorchados wine guide. Amanda Barnes interviews him. What are you doing here in Chile? I am visiting wineries to get a better idea about what people are doing here, what [...]

 
 
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Meeting Montes

August 6, 2013

One of Chile’s most well known winemakers has just been selected as Wines of Chile’s Vice President. Amanda Barnes interviews Aurelio Montes, the new face of Chilean wine, to talk about the main pillars of Chile’s wine industry; moving out of one’s comfort zone; and doing things for the ones you love. You’ve been a [...]

 
 
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Getting to know Nova Scotia

May 3, 2013

There are some wine markets that are pretty unique in the world, Nova Scotia is one of them. An island province on the East coast of Canada, they have quite a large young population and are quite densely populated. Alcohol is almost exclusively sold by the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSCL), typical of the Canadian [...]

 
 
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What’s hot in Chile with Marcelo Pino

March 4, 2013

As Chile’s most-talked about young sommelier, Marcelo Pino is making a name for himself in the industry after winning Best Sommelier in Chile in 2011 among other accolades. Born in the coastal surf town of Pichilemu, Marcelo started his journey into wine through food. After training as a chef and swapping food for wine with [...]

 
 
 

WINE EXPORTS - February 2014

TOTAL

US$  117.604.290  |  53.340.938  LITRES

Bottled Wine Exports

US$  94.571.917  |  3.179.556  CASES

United Kingdom: Bottled wine main destination market

US$  13.803.122  |  484.563  CASES

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