June 4, 2012
Michael Schachner, editor at Wine Enthusiast magazine, will deliver a seminar discussing the U.S. wine market. The seminar will take place in Chile on June 5 at Casino Monticello. A wine tasting will follow, focusing on four varieties, including Chardonnays, Sauvignon Blancs, Pinot Noirs, and Cabernet Sauvignons.
May 29, 2012
Chile is a paradise for Old World wine scientists, who arrive to the New World viticulture frontier seeking to explore both the technology and the art of winemaking. A recent article published by Economia y Negocios profiles and quotes several European enologists who visited Chile and chose to stay and take advantage of opportunities for [...]
May 23, 2012
Amid the romance and antiquity of an elegant Renaissance-era chateau, Chilean Syrahs made a deep impression at the 6th annual Syrah du Monde competition, held May 2-4, 2012 at Château d’Ampuis in northern France. Out of 445 wines from 24 countries, Chilean wineries produced three gold and four silver medals, with an impressive two wines [...]
May 21, 2012
Varieties once thought extinct and old strains never truly developed are being given a new lease on life by a bold generation of Chilean viticulturalists. With its Mediterranean climate and Spanish heritage, Chile is home to some of the oldest vines in the world and the oldest vineyards in the New World. Once a colony [...]