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In 2015 the Wines of Chile I + D Consortium certified its project "Wines I + D Consortium: Increase of the competitiveness of the industry by improving the sustainability and quality of the vineyard", under the Tax Incentive Law 20.241, for an amount of $ 3,871,870,985, benefiting 54 partner vineyards that decided to participate in the process. Last week (...)
After a visit he made in 2016, where he was surprised about the diversity, quality and innovation of the national industry, Tim Atkin, author of prestigious books and a reference of the world wine industry, returns to Chile with the goal of tasting 1,200 wines. The expert, who defined our sector as "a success story in South America", will be visiting the (...)
Last Thursday, November 30th, the Consortium R + D Vinos de Chile, made a presentation of his R & D project half-year monitoring report, co-financed by Corfo, in the offices of this body. In the occasion, together with the general presentation of the full program progress by the Consortium manager, Patricio Parra, there were two other presentations of sp (...)
Last Thursday, November 30th at the San Cristobal of Vitacura Polo Club, Wines of Chile called its partners to a end-of-year meeting, where the new  WoC quota structure was announced, among with the national market quota campaign reduction. Given the concern presented at the April Assembly, a quota committee was set up to work on the development of a pr (...)
With 40 exhibiting vineyards, more than 50 media and with over 5 thousand attendees was the result of a new version of the Wine Fair that took place on days 1 and December 2, which was transformed into a A must-see for Chilean wine lovers over the past weekend. The event began on Thursday 30th with the traditional Wine Gala, attended by important guests o (...)
Wines of Chile and ProChile made the official launch of the Chile’s Sparkling Wine Campaign in Tokyo. The event chaired by the Commercial Director of Wines of Chile, Angelica Valenzuela, and the Director for Asia, Julio Alonso, was assisted by the Ex-President Mr. Eduardo Frei, Ambassador of Chile Mr. Gustavo Ayares and the Pro Chile’s director, Mr. Alej (...)
Federico Mekis, legal advisor of Wines of Chile, held a series of meetings in London with the lawyer Gary Horlick and with the Wine Importers Association of the UK (WSTA), to later move to Brussels where he met with CEEV, an entity that groups European associations of wine producing countries. The objective of this series of meetings was to obtain an over (...)
Shanghai and Beijing were the host cities of the 90+ event, where 40 Chilean wineries had the opportunity to show the trade, press and specialized consumers their best wines, all awarded with a rank of 90 points or more, or gold medals in certain national and international competitions of high prestige. The event was composed of three phases: 90+ Symposiu (...)
"Chile has become a wine area by own right, producing  excellent samples, which can compete among the best in the world," were the words of the outstanding wine critic James Suckling, who on Thursday awarded three national productions in the top 5 of its annual report "100 best wines of 2017", giving even AlmaViva wine, Concha y Toro production together (...)
Wines of Chile, ProChile, Fundación Imagen de Chile and the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington celebrated the announcement of the 14th Annual Wines of Chile Awards (AWOCA) with a matching contest this week at the headquarters of RAMW. The official prize-giving program was held earlier in the day at the residence of the Ambassador of Chile (...)
A successful stay was held by Wines of Chile in Canada last week, Mario Pablo Silva, Angelica Valenzuela and Claudia Soler, where they lead activities in the cities of Toronto and Montreal. To present the 2025 Strategy and its specific downturn, they held various meetings in both cities: In Toronto in the LCBO head quarters, with its President George Sole (...)
The new 2017-2018 digital campaign of Wines of Chile for the Chinese market is already filming. It’s "Honeymoon", which will be composed of 10 videos that will represent the story of a Chinese couple who is enjoying their honeymoon in different Chilean landscapes from north to south, where each clip seeks to project different representative landmarks of (...)
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 (...)