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Elqui: A rising star for Chile

December 10, 2013

“They thought we were loco,” says Giorgio Flessati, winemaker at Vina Mayu. A common story for pioneers and winemakers who push the boundaries. And fifteen years ago anyone would have thought Giorgio and his cousin Aldo Olivier and co-partner at Vina Falernia were crazy for planting vines in Elqui. A land of extremes, Elqui Valley [...]

 
 

End of year sees 43 Chilean vineyards with Sustainability seal

December 10, 2013

As the end of 2013 draws in, a total of 43 Chilean vineyards have been awarded the Sustainability seal so far. The National Sustainability Code is a program spearheaded by Wines of Chile that recognizes companies meeting different environmental and social sustainability requirements throughout wine and grape production processes. The certificates were awarded during the [...]

 
 
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AWOCA Conference 2013

December 2, 2013

The well-attended Annual Wines of Chile Awards (AWOCA) conference on 28 November was a key insight into the different markets that the nine international judges represented: Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Colombia. Each judge made a short presentation visiting different aspects of Chilean wine in their market. With three judges this year from Canada, there were [...]

 
 
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A record-breaking Annual Wines of Chile Awards

November 29, 2013

Last night the Award winners were announced at the eleventh edition of the Annual Wines of Chile Awards. Following a blind tasting of over 657 wines – more than any other year in its running – a panel of 12 international judges from the Americas gave wines gold, silver and bronze medals and selected the [...]

 
 
 

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