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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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Highlighting Chile’s winemakers

October 14, 2014

An important industry publication, The Drinks Business UK, has highlighted 20 of Chile’s most exciting winemakers right now. Selecting ’20 winemakers to watch’ the list includes winemakers working in regions all over the country, and in projects from big to small. The Top 10 were published in the monthly magazine in the September edition, and [...]

 
 
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Anita Jackson shortlisted for Outstanding Achievement award

October 10, 2014

Wines of Chile’s UK Director Anita Jackson has been shortlisted for the Julian Brind Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry 2014 by International Wines and Spririts Competition among a shortlist of five women. “I am overwhelmed to be nominated for this award, on checking my emails I thought they must have sent [...]

 
 
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A video recap of WOBS 2014

October 7, 2014

If you missed Wines of the Beautiful South this year, you can take a look at some highlights on these videos. The first is a recap of the event including an interview with Anita Jackson from Wines of Chile UK and Aurelio Montes; the second shows the creation of the cork wall at this year’s [...]

 
 
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2014 sees a boost for Beautiful South

October 5, 2014

This year’s Wines of the Beautiful South tasting saw a boost in visitors, with an overall 7.3% increase in attendance numbers compared to 2013, with numbers reaching 1,223 visitors across the two days of wine tasting and seminars held in London last month. Organised by Wines of Chile, Wines of Argentina and Wines of South [...]

 
 
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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 [...]

 
 
 

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

 
 

MASTER CLASS LUNCHEON SERIES

Event date: Oct 29, 2014

Master Sommelier Evan Goldstein's will host a Master Class Luncheon Series, on Wednesday October 29th in New York City and Thursday, October 30th in Dallas, Texas. 13 wines in 3 flights will be featured for 40 top-tier off- and on-premise trade. In their last series of events each wine that participated generated, on average, 10…

 
 

MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

Event date: Nov 07, 2014

Wines of Chile will invite 20 of the most important Canadian and North american journalists to explore Patagonia onboard a private ship, where they will navigate the world's southernmost fjords and discover Chile through its wine, gastronomy, magical landscapes and millon-year-old glaciers. When: Nov 7th - 10th

 
 

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 - August 2014

TOTAL

US$  154.567.598  |  60.448.023  LITRES

Bottled Wine Exports

US$  131.596.343  |  4.271.438  CASES

United States: Bottled wine main destination market

US$  15.893.580  |  561.284  CASES

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