Archive by Category "Wine" (Page 2)


Your online guide and insider's tips to Chile and Argentina's wine regions, wineries and wines
Carmenere grapes in the vineyards in Chile, Carmenere Day

The story of Carmenere, the emblematic grape variety of Chile, is quite unique. It begins in France, where Carmenere was one of the original six red varieties of Bordeaux (along with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot)....
The Sub-40 winemaking panel and guests in 2015

It may sound more like a sports league, but the Under-40s (Sub40) is actually a wine tasting panel made up of Argentine winemakers all aged 40 or below. This is the third year that one of Argentina’s superstar sommeliers Maria...
Whole foods chilean wine in store

While we might not get the organic delights of Whole Foods down in the Southern Hemisphere, if you are in the US - keep reading! Over the last month Whole Foods has been showcasing a selection of Chilean wines that...
wine expo mendoza

This week the Wine Expo at the Intercontinental returns to Mendoza on Thursday and Friday evening (10-11 September 2016). The popular event sees dozens of wineries from around Argentina open up their finest bottles for one of the biggest public...
Dia del Vino Chile, Chile Wine Day

Chile is celebrating its second National Chilean Wine Day (#ChileWineDay) by attempted to break a world record! Over 2000 people will be lining up through the city of Santiago with glasses raised to form the longest cheers line ever, and...
Guide to Bolivia

The heart of Bolivian production is in Tarija - the country’s wine capital and home to 95% of the country’s wine production. There’s no mistaking the wine capital on arrival, as Tarija proudly promotes its wine production symbolised by a...
Premium tasting santiago

If you ever thought Chile was just Carmenere, you would be sorely mistaken according to the wine flights of the Premium Tasting in Santiago last week. Thirty of the top scoring wines came out to play in the blind tasting,...
Weinert winery

Bodega Weinert is one of the closest wineries to the city of Mendoza, in the urbanised area of Lujan de Cuyo only half an hour away from downtown. Part of the reason it is so close is because this is...
Uruguay wine regions map

Uruguay may be small compared to its Goliath neighbours (Argentina and Brazil!), but for what it lacks in size it makes up for in diversity. Uruguay has no less than 99 classified soil types and has wine regions that range...
Premium Tasting Chile

You might have heard about the Premium Tasting in Argentina, and for the first time since its creation in Mendoza in 2011 - it is going to be held Chile! After previous editions in Mendoza, Buenos Aires and Sao Paolo,...
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