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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,” [...]
Published: 2012-06-19Awards | 0 Comments
Michael Schachner makes it a point to know Chile well - the sommelier and contributing editor of Wine Enthusiast magazine says his 15 visits to the Andean nation have enhanced his understanding of all the elements involved in the final product.
On his most recent trip, Schachner conducted a seminar and wine tasting at Casino Monticello [...]
Published: 2012-06-08Chile Events | 0 Comments
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, [...]
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.
VINTAGES has the lowdown on Carmenere, the distinctive red that was oh-so-nearly lost to the world of wine.
Published: 2012-02-29Press | 1 Comment
Winemakers from Chile are preparing to wow an international crowd gathering on Canada’s west coast for the 2012 Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival.