Wine from ancient roots

Friday, 19 July 2019 12:27
Southern Chile’s Maule, Itata, and Biobío Valleys are home to vines planted more than 300 years ago and make wines with a distinct character and identity of their own. These wines from rustic varieties such as País are making a…

Big Bang

Friday, 19 July 2019 07:32
In Chile, new vineyard-worthy lands are discovered and new wine-worthy grapes are planted every year, continuously breaking through old viticultural boundaries while refreshing—and deepening—its traditional portfolio of wines. This article originally was published by Chilean Soul WIne Magazine, USA. There…

The sparkling revolution

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 07:13
During the last decade, Chile made a great leap forward in sparkler production, making many terroirs from Limarí to Osorno explode and setting the framework for a category that still lacks a really distinctive attribute but even so bets on…

A journey through the realm of glory

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 10:46
Six Nations Wine Challenge held every year in the city of Sydney is the place to be for the best wines of the New World that compete against each other for trophies and medals. The following pages tell the story…

South African rockers

Thursday, 01 March 2018 08:01
After journeying the country for two weeks and tasting hundreds of wines at one of South Africa’s most prestigious competitions, the spirit of the country’s wine scene pervaded our senses with renewed freshness and vitality. Some people claim that South…

Curicó revisited

Thursday, 08 February 2018 09:53
Over the last few years, Curicó-based wineries have been scouting the valley with great detail, discovering many interesting locations that have restored their faith in Curicó’s suitability for something special. Not for nothing was the valley the home of the…

Carmenère: Renewing our vows

Thursday, 29 June 2017 08:40
In the 1990s, Chile missed the opportunity to position Carmenère as a unique wine of outstanding quality by selling overly green notes to our main markets. Many years have passed, and now Chilean winemakers have finally learned how to manage…

The Feat of Sémillon

Monday, 29 May 2017 09:13
There used to be over 30,000 hectares under vine in Chile. There’s less than a thousand today. Yet, a handful of wineries are committed to rescuing this variety from oblivion so that it can reclaim its rightful glory among the…

Pinot Noir: A Noir Metamorphosis

Saturday, 01 April 2017 13:11
Pinot Noir has undergone one of the most incredible stories of change, evolving from a simple and fruity wine that found its place in basic segments in the early years of the millennium, to a highly ambitious and complex variety…