A roundtable, convened by the Wines of Chile Association, surveyed the hectares of vineyards burned by the fires throughout the country, which account for 94 hectares of Vitis vinifera out of a total of 141,000 nationwide. The loss of hectares so far has been concentrated in vineyards of small producers in areas near hills and forests, several of them with w (...)
In response to the ongoing fires in Chile over the last month, the wine industry has united to create a survey of the vineyard damage and look for long-term solutions for producers affected.
Malbec is often better associated with our Andean neighbour, Argentina, however Chile proved to make top Malbec at the international Malbec Masters in The Drinks Business, surprising judges with its quality and attractive price points compared to rival alternatives.
Master of Wine Tim Atkin recently spent three weeks in Chile discovering the wine regions