July 6, 2012
Wines of Chile’s New York Brand Ambassador Jennifer Desmond first became interested in wine while living in idyllic Tuscany as an exchange student during high school. “My host family made a small amount of wine for their home, and this is what initially led me to the industry,” she recalls. “Being from a mountain town [...]
June 25, 2012
Successful sommelier Fred Dexheimer is enjoying his dream job, and it all began in a video arcade. “I grew up in the video arcade my mother owned,” explains Dexheimer. “And my grandmother owned a golf course, with pizza and go-carts, which gave me good tools to be a people person and do different things in [...]
June 7, 2012
Sommeliers select delectable wines directly for consumption in bars, restaurants and hotels – and the recommendations from these highly-trained palates carry significant weight in the wine world. So it is not surprising that the annual UK Sommelier Awards is an acclaimed venue, in which wineries compete for a variety of prestigious on-trade awards and recognition. [...]
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.