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.
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 [...]