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Fred Dexheimer, Master Sommelier and Wines of Chile Educator (photo by Matt Wilson)

Vignettes of an evolving industry: Chatting with Wines of Chile Educator Fred Dexheimer

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 […]

 
 
New York Grand Tasting (photo by John Walder)

Wines of Chile hosts Grand Tastings and Master Classes in USA and China

June 21, 2012

International Wines of Chile Master Classes and tasting events recently delivered Chilean terroirs to a global audience. The Grand Tasting at New York’s Metropolitan Pavilion took place June 13 under the theme “Tapestry of Terroir.”  Around 300 different wines from 50 different wineries were poured in distinctive tasting lounges, giving tasters a true experience of […]

 
 
Basket of El País grapes

Chile’s vineyards pioneer complex new wines using ancient grape strains

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 […]

 
 
Chile's Wine Ambassador Rebecca Chapa hard at work in San Francisco, California.

Vignettes of an evolving industry: Interview with California’s expert on Chilean Wine

May 16, 2012

In this series of interviews with the major players in Chile’s centuries-old industry, Wines of Chile gets an inside look at the ins and outs of winemaking and sales, from the grape harvests in southern Chile to the wine list at New York’s hottest restaurants.

 
 
 

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