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  • 13 December 2016

    VIK Vineyard Announces New Hires

    VIK Vineyard, the world-class wine experience in Millahue, Chile, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrés Izquierdo as CEO and General Manager, and Gaston Williams as Worldwide Sales & Marketing Manager. The hires come at an exciting time, as the vineyard recently debuted the property’s second wine, Milla Cala, and is preparing to launch a third wine, La Piu Belle, in 2017, both of which join VIK 2011, the premier vintage from the remarkable retreat.…

  • 10 February 2015

    Seña awarded 98 points by James Suckling

    James Suckling, considered the world’s most influential wine critic by Forbes magazine recently awarded Seña 2012, the Chilean Icon wine with 98 points , the highest score ever received by a Chilean wine in an international ranking.  In addition, he placed Seña 2012 as the N°9 in his Top 100 Wines of the World list for 2014.  …

  • Study finds 73 vineyards offering wine tours in Chile 4 December 2013

    Study finds 73 vineyards offering wine tours in Chile

  • 2 December 2013

    Winners of the Annual Wines of Chile Awards 2013

    Editors Blog: Jane Nisbet Huseby Monday 2 December 2013

    One of the highlights of the year, Friday night was the finale of the Annual Wines of Chile Awards held in Santiago, Chile.   A gathering of some of the major players in the Chilean wine industry, everyone was eager to find out the results from the competition, with this year´s judging panel composing of a 12 wine judges from North and South America.  …

  • 28 November 2013

    Proposed tax hike on liquors in Chile could push wine prices up 109%

    Chilean Presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet released her proposed tax reforms, which came with a red flag for the liquor industry: a tax hike on spirits that could increase wine prices in Chile by as much as 109%.

    According to a report in El Mostrador, Bachelet recent proposal shifts from an early plan to assign a specific tax of 20 UTM (US$1554 approx.) for every 100 liters of alcohol.…

  • 11 September 2013

    UK/Congratulations to the Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 – International Trophy Winners from Chile

    Wine Source Chile congratulates Chilean wineries on their fantastic achievements last week at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2013!

    Four Chilean wineries were warded with the top awards, International Trophy Winners – Best in Show, a tremendous achievement in their category.  …

  • 9 September 2013

    Viña Maquis appoints Emily Faulconer as their Chief Winemaker

    Ricardo Rivadeneira,General Manager  of Viña Maquis announces this week the appointment of Emily Faulconer as their new Chief Winemaker.   Emily has worked as Assistant Winemaker in Viña Maquis for more than 2 years, and will continue to develop the company  focus on quality wines based on respect for the fruit and place of origin, the keystone for their wines known for their freshness and elegance.  …

  • 18 June 2013

    Aurelio Montes & Mario Pablo Silva appointed Vice-Presidents by Vinos de Chile to strengthen the Chilean Wine Industry Strategy 2020

    Tuesday 18th Jun, 2013

    In the latest meeting of the Directors of the Chilean winery trade association Vinos de Chile, an important decision was taken to create two Vice President roles in the board to strengthen the Chilean wine industry strategy towards 2020.…

  • 29 May 2013

    Decanter magazine raves that De Martino and Casa Marin ¨excite the palate¨

     

    Decanter Magazine recently reviewed 17 Chilean wines that they consider ¨exciting to the palate¨. Two of our featured vineyards received excellent reviews!

     

     

     

    Charming the judges De Martino‘s Reserva Legado Carmenere is described as vibrant but not overwhelming, which is a beautiful mix of adjectives when it comes to this flagship varietal.…

  • 22 May 2013

    18 Chilean wines Gold Listed in the Sommelier Wine Awards 2013 (UK)—but is it enough?

    The results from this year’s Sommelier Wine Awards in the UK have just been released, and we are pleased to report that 18 Chilean wines made it onto the Gold List, which is no small feat. According to Imbibe Magazine, “the Sommelier Wine Awards is not just a celebration of medal-winning wines but also the most comprehensive assessment of trends and insight into the wine trade, seen from the perspective of the restaurant world”.…

  • 21 May 2013

    FERVOR: Viña Casa Silva launches new premium sparkling wine

    Wine Source Chile is very excited to announce that featured vineyard Casa Silva has produced its first premium sparkling wine.

    Casa Silva calls this new endeavor Fervor, a fitting name for such a lively beverage. The wine is a blend of 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir, resulting in mineral flavors and nutty aromas with a long finish.…

  • 2 April 2013

    Wine Source Chile exclusive interview, part 1: Viu Manent’s Chief Winemaker Patricio Celedón talks about the 2013 wine harvest

    Wine Source Chile is pleased to bring you an exclusive interview with Patricio Celedón, Chief Winemaker at Viu Manent, about the 2013 wine harvest. In the first of two installments, we talked to Patricio about his activities during the wine harvesting period, the challenges for the winery during the wine harvest and Viu Manent’s wine making philosophy.…

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