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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.
For the first time ever Chile has won the international competition that highlights the world’s best culinary books. The award ceremony was held at the Theatre Les Folies Bergere in Paris and the book, Gourmet Patagonia’s “Patagonia Cuisine,” received the award for the best culinary book of the year at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.
Over the last decade the Chilean wine sector has dramatically transformed into a major player on the world market. So it’s no surprise that when Wine Intelligence asked world experts to nominate the world’s top figures for commendation, four of the 30 nominees on the short-list hail from Chile.
Under the alias “James the Wine Guy,” San Francisco-based wine writer, public speaker, videographer and “wine evangelical” James Meléndez produces his own digital wine reviews, in which he shares his infectious passion and formidable knowledge on all things enological.
Winemakers in Chile are now permitted to begin exporting wines with a lower alcohol content, announced Minister of Agriculture Luis Mayol and Minister of Economy Pablo Longueira on Tuesday.
VINTAGES has the lowdown on Carmenere, the distinctive red that was oh-so-nearly lost to the world of wine.
Winemakers from Chile are preparing to wow an international crowd gathering on Canada’s west coast for the 2012 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival.
The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) has allocated from October 14th to November 10th 2012, 2012 to showcase Chile. A Regional Thematic within the SLGA is new for Wines of Chile and provides a great opportunity to support this market.
This great opportunity to showcase our region and to draw the consumer focus to [...]
The BCLDB has allocated the month of March 2012 to showcase Chile with a Super Thematic in store promotion. The March regional thematic will give great exposure early in the season, and will be immediately following the 2012 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival – February 27 to March 4, 2012.
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