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A new way to learn about the best of Chilean wine through sensations, images, and sounds—all in a single place. Located in the heart of the Alonso de Córdova neighborhood, Vinolia offers its visitors a unique sensorial experience that begins with a Snensation Exploration Room with more than 48 aromas found in Chilean wines. The hour-long experience con (...)
The UK has accounted for a major share of the world’s wine imports for centuries, and wine currently accounts for more than one-third of UK alcohol consumption. Its withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit) therefore will affect not only UK wine consumers, producers, traders, distributors and retailers but also suppliers of those imports. A model of t (...)
A few weeks ago I received a copy of “Vertical” in the mail, Rex Pickett’s sequel to his famous novel, “Sideways.”  Given my love of the movie, I gobbled the book up.  I noticed it was published in 2011, but the copy I was sent said it was re-published in 2016.  Odd.  I reached out to Pickett via Twitter to inquire, and he actua (...)
  James Suckling's fifth trip to Chile in three years has produced one his best reports, yet. 84% of wines tasted scored 90 points plus. Read his intro below and click to read his full article. "There’s never been a better time to buy Chilean wine. I recently took my fifth trip to Chile in three years to score nearly 800 wines and found that a l (...)
Wines of Chile Western Canada Dish n’Dazzle – May 18, 2017   OVERVIEW Wines of Chile brings you an opportunity to present your wines to buyers, licensees, press and consumers through participation at the well-attended Dish n Dazzle Tasting in Vancouver on Thursday May 18, 2017. The festival will celebrate the pairing of Chilean wine a (...)
  New Chile Pequeños Tastings 5-city tour of site specific limited production wines Join Wines of Chile's small production tour, our criteria is to promote wines with a production lower than 3.000 cases per SKU or <25,000 9l cases per winery, showcasing a diversity of small production available in the US market. (...)
On April 11th and 12th, the best Japanese Sommelier Competition took place in Tokyo. This competition is organise by the Japan Sommelier Association (JSA) each 3 years. The Japan Sommelier Association (JSA) introduced the "J.S.A. Sommelier Scholarship" program in 2011, with the aim of cultivating a (...)
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
The prestigious UK wine magazine highlighted two Chilean wines as their 'Most Exciting Wines of 2016'.
Wines of Chile is now focusing on its 2025 strategy, and looking towards the challenges and opportunities in the coming decade. Together with Pro Chile and Fundación Imagen País, Wines of Chile presented the 2025 strategy in Santiago, Chile, last week.
It is the season to enjoy a bottle of bubbly or two! And there are so many great options from Chile today, as one of the fastest growing wine categories in the country. We asked some of Chile's top sparkling winemakers what Chilean sparkling wine means to them...
Wine Enthusiast's South America Editor, Michael Schachner, recently visited Chile on a trip to discover more wines and vineyards. He shares his thoughts on Chilean wine with us.
As Christmas and New Year celebrations approach, 'tis the season to crack open the bubbly! This year try Chilean sparkling with this guide to a delicious style for every occasion.