Eduardo Brethauer is a journalist, writer and traveler. Author of the hilarious wine guide Vinos con Cuento. Owner and Wine Editor of Vitis Magazine. Member of the Circle of Wine Writers, La Commenda Major de Rosselló and Círculo de Cronistas Gastronómicos y de Vino de Chile. Founder of Vignadores de Carignan, a unique association of producers that reinvented a viticultural tradition of 5 centuries in Maule Valley. He doesn’t believe in scores. “They’re fuckin’ stupid”, claims. He and his brilliant collaborators are always seeking for character and identity. Their goal is to rescue and put in value wines, spirits and food treasures from forgotten corners of the world.
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 14:44
Ni blancos ni tintos. Ni tontos ni pesados. Ni pecadores ni santos. Simplemente, rosados. If you really want to enjoy rosé lifestyle, visit www.pink-mode.com
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 14:26
Last year was an exception. This season, again, the prices of the grapes are in the basement. Traditional producers are unable to cover their minimum production costs. Not only is the future of peasant family farming in danger, but of…
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Carignan, cepaje bastardo, en Cauquenes es rey, hijo de Baco y la puta Mirta, lo que escupa es ley. Ilustración: Omar Galindo
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 13:45
In most of the European regions, the vintners are bound. Regulatory councils decide which strains to grow and how many kilos per hectare to produce, if they can irrigate, add sugar for fermentation or the time that wines must remain…
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 13:26
-Eres un viejo mañoso -le dijo la Carmenère al Cabernet Sauvignon. -¿Y tú? Una aparecida -respondió. El Merlot intentó abrir la boca, pero se chupó. Ilustración: Barabini.
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 13:11
WHY? Because there are wines that need more time to show their best. Because it allows us to travel to the past. Because the wines are alive and, like the children, they are evolving and developing different facets. Why not?…
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 13:04
I don't believe in the 100 point scale. It is reductionist and fallacious (the scores published in most guides range between 90 and 100, therefore it is a 10-point scale). I don't believe in perfection either. It is boring and…
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 12:45
In the golden decade of the 90s, Chile flooded the markets with its good, beautiful and cheap wines, but the increase in production costs (energy, labor, exchange rate, etc.) has diminished its competitiveness, especially with the awakening of Eastern Europe.…
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 12:41
Pinochet tuvo un vino. Don Francisco también. Luis Miguel y Colo Colo, Condorito y ¡Plop! Así no nomás les fue.
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 12:07
GUILTY AS CHARGED We must blame the Jesuits. Not to wash heads or butts, but to introduce the first species of vitis vinifera in the American continent during the XVI century. The País (Listán Prieto, strictly speaking) was the chosen…