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Wines of Chile, an organization committed to promoting the quality and image of Chilean wine throughout the world, participated with a stand at ViiniExpo in Helsinki, the largest wine trade show in Finland, and one of the best places to meet both trade and wine consumers in a country where almost 1 in every 4 wines purchases wine originates from Chile.
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.
Measure would restrict the number of cases exported to 2.5 million, 600,000 less than currently exported, generating first year losses of US$18 million and annual losses of US$50 million through 2020
Santiago, March 22, 2012. At a press conference on Thursday, Wines of Chile Vice President Mario Pablo Silva gave the organization’s official response to the [...]
Published: 2012-03-23News & Press
You may be hard-pressed to find a glass of Chilean Cabernet in some parts of the United States, where Chilean winemakers have yet to penetrate the local market. Yet a recent poll shows that the availability of Chilean wine far from matches a growing taste for it across the country. North Americans are increasingly interested in buying wine from the New World, looking beyond the likes of Napa Valley and traditional European vintners toward the world-class wines coming out of Chile.
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.
We hope you can join us and Master Sommelier Fred Dexheimer for #winechat on Wednesday, March 21st. We will be chatting about Chile’s cool coastal Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. You may want to grab these recommended wines, so that you can taste along with us!
Published: 2012-03-16News & Press
Ten Chilean companies showcased diverse and innovative organic food products at “Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace 2012,” that took place in a big tent in front of Marriot Hotel, Anaheim, California.
As the Chilean wine industry continues to cross new borders and attract broader audiences, the nation’s largest winery has made the move to consolidate sales and promotional operations by staffing an office in South Africa.
Chilean wine exports broke records in 2011 with 8.9 percent growth over the previous year, reaching US$1.69 billion in sales. Auspicious figures aside, however, the German market continues to present a challenge when it comes to positioning Chilean wine. Chile’s participation in Prowein and the launch of the promotional Chilean wine tour will therefore be key factors for the Andean nation’s success.