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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 [...]
Michael Schachner, editor at Wine Enthusiast magazine, will deliver a seminar discussing the U.S. wine market. The seminar will take place in Chile on June 5 at Casino Monticello. A wine tasting will follow, focusing on four varieties, including Chardonnays, Sauvignon Blancs, Pinot Noirs, and Cabernet Sauvignons.
Chile is a paradise for Old World wine scientists, who arrive to the New World viticulture frontier seeking to explore both the technology and the art of winemaking.
A recent article published by Economia y Negocios profiles and quotes several European enologists who visited Chile and chose to stay and take advantage of opportunities for inspiration, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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?