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AWOCA 2014 goes to Brazil!

2014-09-23 15:28:11

 
 

NYC Somms go to battle for the love of Chilean wine

2014-08-26 22:07:02

 

Drink Chilean red, it’s Doctor’s orders

2014-06-29 16:59:28

 

Chile presents the Beautiful South at Hong Kong’s Vinexpo

2014-06-26 02:11:49

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Team Cox raise over £16,000 in Medoc Marathon in memory of Michael

September 17, 2014

A team of 12 runners completed the Medoc Marathon on a scorching Summer’s day in Bordeaux last weekend to raise money for charity in memory of the late Michael Cox, the former Director of Wines of Chile UK. The team, championed by Michael’s wife Lynne Cox, close friends and wine experts Peter Richards MW and [...]

 
 

Wine exports increased 8% in value and reach over 50 million cases!

September 5, 2014

In the last 12 months, Chile’s exported bottled wine has increased by 8% in value and delivered over 50 million cases of wine worldwide. The average price now for Chilean wine is at an all-time high of $30.30 USD per case FOB, showing a 10% boost in value between January and July this year. Premium [...]

 
 
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Chile voted into Top 3 Wine Destinations worldwide

August 31, 2014

Chile’s Maipo Valley wine region has been selected as one of the ‘Top Three Wine Regions to Visit’ by USA Today. The only South American region to make it on the prestigious list of this international publication, Maipo was praised for its accessibility, boutique wineries and “top-notch” Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere. “It’s possible to day [...]

 
 
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The Wine Bar War commences…

August 18, 2014

Tonight four unique pop up wine bars will be opening their doors in New York for an entertaining evening of Chilean whites, reds and bubblies to battle it out for a chance to win trip of a lifetime to Chile. Captained by renowned young sommeliers Anna Lisa Campos, Morgan Harris, Chris Raftery and Victoria James [...]

 
 
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Trying Chile’s winning wines

August 13, 2014

Have you ever wanted to try all the top award winning wines in one sitting? Last week Chile’s wine bods got together for a tasting of all the winning wines from last year’s Annual Wines of Chile Awards (AWOCA). As happens every year, the awards were given after three days of blind tasting by a [...]

 
 
 
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AWOCA 2014 goes to Brazil!

September 23, 2014

The 12th Annual Wines of Chile Awards are this year being held in one of Chile’s markets that is dramatically growing in importance, Brazil. Happening in November in Sao Paulo, a panel of 12 esteemed wine experts will be tasting their way through all the Chilean wine entries to award gold, silver and bronze medals [...]

 
 
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Celebrate the 18th with some typical Chilean food and wine pairings

September 17, 2014

This week is one of the biggest celebrations in Chile: Fiestas Patrias. Celebrating Chilean independence on the 18th September traditionally comes with a week filled with festivities that include live music and the traditional Chilean dance, cueca, in the middle of every town and village center as well as plenty of feasting on typical Chilean [...]

 
 
Some of the team pre-race

Team Cox raise over £16,000 in Medoc Marathon in memory of Michael

September 17, 2014

A team of 12 runners completed the Medoc Marathon on a scorching Summer’s day in Bordeaux last weekend to raise money for charity in memory of the late Michael Cox, the former Director of Wines of Chile UK. The team, championed by Michael’s wife Lynne Cox, close friends and wine experts Peter Richards MW and [...]

 
 
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WOC Dublin fair a great success

September 10, 2014

Earlier this month, Wines of Chile were uncorking wines in Ireland at their annual fair which attracted over 120 people from the trade and press. 18 Chilean wineries took part, presenting their wines to a captive audience of tasters and writers. A highlight of this year’s fair was the Food & Wine Masterclass led by [...]

 
 

Wine exports increased 8% in value and reach over 50 million cases!

September 5, 2014

In the last 12 months, Chile’s exported bottled wine has increased by 8% in value and delivered over 50 million cases of wine worldwide. The average price now for Chilean wine is at an all-time high of $30.30 USD per case FOB, showing a 10% boost in value between January and July this year. Premium [...]

 
 
 

LCBO MINITHEMATIC

Event date: Oct 12, 2014

Differentiate and amplify the Chilean premium offer via a LCBO promotion at stores with 8-12 participating wines and a series of Special event tastings with food and wine pairing in a series of top LCBO stores showcasing participating SKUs. When: October 12th - November 8th

 
 

GRAND TASTING TORONTO

Event date: Oct 28, 2014

Opportunity to present our wines to LCBO buyers, licensees, press and to ultimate consumers in this walk-around tasting presentation that aims to educate trade, specialized press and wine consumers about the diversity of the Chilean wine offer. When: October 28th

 
 

TRADE TASTING QUEBEC

Event date: Oct 29, 2014

Key influencers: wine journalists, bloggers, licensees and top sommeliers. It also includes a consumer portion. When: October 29th

 
 

Pequeñas Tasting

Event date: Nov 10, 2014

 
 
 
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The somms share their Wine Bar War experience

August 26, 2014

After going head to head with the other sommelier teams to create a pop up Chilean wine bar on 20 August in Wine Bar Wars, we caught up with the sommelier captains to find out how the experience was for them:   How was the experience of Wine Bar War? The experience was absolutely amazing. [...]

 
 
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Interview with Peter Richards on Premier League Chile

June 17, 2014

Earlier in the month, Master of Wine Peter Richards showcased 12 premium Chilean wines in a ‘Premier League’ tasting at the London International Wine Fair. Amanda Barnes interviews him. What do you want people to take from tasting Chilean wine in a masterclass like this? That it’s important to keep an open mind as regards [...]

 
 
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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 [...]

 
 
 

WINE EXPORTS - June 2014

TOTAL

US$  147.614.028  |  65.461.804  LITRES

Bottled Wine Exports

US$  118.892.263  |  3.931.875  CASES

United Kingdom: Bottled wine main destination market

US$  15.123.565  |  534.055  CASES

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