March 14, 2012
Chilean wine exports broke records in 2011 with 8.9 percent growth over the previous year, reaching US$1.69 billion in sales. Auspicious figures aside, however, the German market continues to present a challenge when it comes to positioning Chilean wine. Chile’s participation in Prowein and the launch of the promotional Chilean wine tour will therefore be key factors for the Andean nation’s success.
March 12, 2012
For the first time ever Chile has won the international competition that highlights the world’s best culinary books. The award ceremony was held at the Theatre Les Folies Bergere in Paris and the book, Gourmet Patagonia’s “Patagonia Cuisine,” received the award for the best culinary book of the year at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.
March 8, 2012
Over the last decade the Chilean wine sector has dramatically transformed into a major player on the world market. So it’s no surprise that when Wine Intelligence asked world experts to nominate the world’s top figures for commendation, four of the 30 nominees on the short-list hail from Chile.
March 7, 2012
Under the alias “James the Wine Guy,” San Francisco-based wine writer, public speaker, videographer and “wine evangelical” James Meléndez produces his own digital wine reviews, in which he shares his infectious passion and formidable knowledge on all things enological.