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Varieties once thought extinct and old strains never truly developed are being given a new lease on life by a bold generation of Chilean viticulturalists.
With its Mediterranean climate and Spanish heritage, Chile is home to some of the oldest vines in the world and the oldest vineyards in the New World. Once a colony at [...]
Wines of Chile is working with Turismo Chile on two events in June for the Araucania Region in Southern Chile. The first event will be on Wednesday, June 13th, and will include Press and Media and the second event will be on Thursday, June 14th, and will include Tour Operators. Tursimo Chile expects to [...]
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.
In this series of interviews with the major players in Chile’s centuries-old industry, Wines of Chile gets an inside look at the ins and outs of winemaking and sales, from the grape harvests in southern Chile to the wine list at New York’s hottest restaurants.
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.
Leading U.S. bloggers tweet their reactions to eight Chilean whites - five Sauvignon Blancs and three Chardonnays - from coastal valleys around the country. “What would you do if you got an email inviting you to try eight lovely bottles of white wine?” writes Mellissa on her blog, A Fit and Spicy Life. Her answer: get hold of some fresh seafood, throw a party and log on to Twitter for a live tasting session.
Under the influence of cool Pacific breezes and thanks to a group of innovative winemakers, two of Chile’s newest wine regions are changing the way Chilean white wines are perceived. In a country renowned for having the world’s most varied terroir, Chile’s Leyda and Lo Abarca valleys stand out as some of the most remarkable.
As the country’s profile as a world class viticultural destination grows, a group of top shelf U.S. wine journalists is on their way to tour Chile. So which regions and vineyards are on the agenda?