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.
Hoops. The birds did their thing this season. They went into a tailspin against the 626 plants that make up the garden of the Hooper Herreros in Talagante (Maipo). The result was 285 bottles of a delicious blend of Carmenère, Malbec and Petit Verdot, with notes of tarragon, dill, cherry, cranberry and strawberry. A wine that was born in misfortune, but, fortuitously, redoubles its cheerful and jovial personality.
OMG (Mr. or Mrs. Perfect)