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Wines of Chile presents Grand Tasting and Master Class in Stockholm

Event participants tasting Chile’s diversity (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)

A Wines of Chile Grand Tasting and Master Class were presented in Stockholm, Sweden on September 11.

Wines of Chile Managing Director Claudio Cilveti introduced a seminar and tasting along with Jane Nisbet Huseby of BrandAbout SA, highlighting Chile’s variety and diversity. Speakers included Cesar Morales, Emiliana’s chief winemaker; Christian Wylie, Santa Carolina’s Commercial Director; and Special Guest Speaker Andreas Larsson, 2007’s Best Sommelier in the World.

Jane Nisbet Huseby of BrandAbout SA (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)

Andreas Larsson, 2007 Best Sommelier of the World, tasting Chilean wine in Stockholm (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)

Chile’s terroir diversity was expressed in a tasting focusing on different wine valleys, introducing high-quality Chilean wines to the Swedish industry and enhancing international familiarity with Chile’s viticulture.

After the introduction to Chile by Cilveti and Huseby, Morales spoke on the topic of sustainability, while Wylie covered the concept of denomination. Larsson discussed “Chile: main varieties and expressions” in a lecture and tasting, followed by an exploration of Chilean premium wines.

Claudio Cilveti, Wines of Chile Managing Director (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)

Experiencing Chilean terroirs in Stockholm (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)

The event was an opportunity for interaction between members of Sweden’s wine trade and the international community, as well as journalists, sommeliers, and other wine professionals, exposing Chilean wine to a wide and diverse audience.

Wide exposure for Chilean wines (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)

Participating wineries included: Maquis, Anakena, Montes, Millaman, Terramater, Pérez Cruz, Quintay, Tabalí, Santa Carolina, Morandé, Concha y Toro, Miguel Torres, Emiliana, and Viña Maipo.

Lovely Stockholm, Sweden (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)

Lovely Stockholm, Sweden (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)Wide exposure for Chilean wines (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)Experiencing Chilean terroirs in Stockholm (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)Andreas Larsson, 2007 Best Sommelier of the World, tasting Chilean wine in Stockholm (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)Claudio Cilveti, Wines of Chile Managing Director (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)Jane Nisbet Huseby of BrandAbout SA (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)Event participants tasting Chile’s diversity (photo by Álvaro Arriagada)

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