One thing that often surprises newcomers to Chile is the number of women in the national wine industry. And they aren’t limited to marketing positions. Significant numbers have their sleeves rolled up in cellars (bodegas) as well. In fact, they make up roughly a third of all the country’s winemakers.
Michael Schachner of Wine Enthusiast reflected on the important role women play in Chile’s bodegas and interviewed four of Chile’s leading women winemakers–role models all–Cecilia Torres, MariLuz Marin, Irene Paiva, and Ana Maria Cumsille.
See his article here: Chile’s Women Winemakers Take Charge.