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Of the 14,119 wines judged by Decanter magazine’s 2012 World Wine Awards, 472 Chilean wines collected prizes.
60% of wines entered by Chilean wineries received awards ranging from regional trophies and commendations to gold, silver and bronze medals.
“We have trophy winners from Elqui to Bio-Bio, which shows the great diversity and quality of our wine regions,” [...]
Wines of Chile’s contributing photographer Matt Wilson recently claimed a notable Born Digital wine photography award.
Sommeliers select delectable wines directly for consumption in bars, restaurants and hotels - and the recommendations from these highly-trained palates carry significant weight in the wine world.
So it is not surprising that the annual UK Sommelier Awards is an acclaimed venue, in which wineries compete for a variety of prestigious on-trade awards and recognition.
The Sommelier [...]
Amid the romance and antiquity of an elegant Renaissance-era chateau, Chilean Syrahs made a deep impression at the 6th annual Syrah du Monde competition, held May 2-4, 2012 at Château d’Ampuis in northern France.
Out of 445 wines from 24 countries, Chilean wineries produced three gold and four silver medals, with an impressive two wines rated [...]
Chilean Sauvignon Blanc wines rated by Decanter with four and five stars generally fall in the mid-range price category, an affordable delicacy for connoisseurs and consumers alike. Likewise, Decanter’s two- and three-star recommendations represent quality wines to complement any meal or social gathering.
The Chilean wine industry received another stamp of approval from the acclaimed beverage industry magazine Drinks International, when the outlet published its annual review of the world’s Top 50 Most Admired Wine Brands in late April, including three Chilean brands in the mix.
Viña Undurraga closed out its trip to ExpoVinis São Paulo, Brazil, on a high note when their wine T.H. (Terroir Hunter) from acclaimed enologist Rafael Urrejola was chosen as the best white wine from the New World.
Chile emerged as the big winner this week at the annual “Green Awards” ceremony held in London by leading wine and spirits magazine The Drinks Business.
Recently released scores from a 2011 Wine Advocate tasting showed exceptional results for Chilean wines. Nearly 600 wines received a score above 85 points, 200 wines received scores over 90 points, and nearly 100 wines scored over 91 points. These scores represent the strong increase in the quality of Chilean wine over the past few years.