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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.…

  • 5 August 2014

    Chilean Sauvignon Blanc – what to expect and 5 wines you must try!

    When buying Sauvignon Blanc, the most common wines that perhaps come to mind are Sancerre from France or perhaps New Zealand.  But when you pick up a bottle of Chilean Sauvignon Blanc, what can you expect to find?

    Sauvignon Blanc, one of the classic grape varieties and certainly one of my favourite tipples during long summer days when we eat an abundance of seafood, and almost as much salad until our ears and teeth start taking on rabbit-like features.  …

  • 4 August 2014

    China based wine writer Edward Ragg visits wineries in Chile & Argentina with Brandabout

    Last week we had the pleasure of meeting with Edward Ragg, the internationally known British wine writer and educator who is based in Beijing.  This was Edward’s first trip to Chile and Argentina, and curtesy of  the international wine marketing company Brandabout he was invited to learn first hand from the wineries about their Premium wines and terroir.…

  • 2 December 2013

    UK: Decanter Magazine names its top choices of Chilean wines under £20

    In an interesting article published in Decanter Magazine in the UK last week, 25 wines from Chile, 9 whites and 17 reds were picked out as the best selection under £20 (33 USD per bottle).

    Here are the results:

    9 White Wines from Chile

    Riesling 2010, Miramar Vineyard, Viña Casa Marin, San Antonio Valley (18pts.) Locura 1 Chardonnay 2011, Clos des Fous, Alto Cachapoal Valley (17.5 pts) Medalla Real Chardonnay 2011, Viña Santa Rita, Leyda Valley, Chile  (17.5 pts) Sauvignon Blanc Garuma Single Vineyard 2012, Viña Leyda, Leyda Valley (17.5 pts) The Society´s Chilean Chardonnay 2012, Concha y Toro, Limari Valley (17.25 pts) Laberinto Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Cenizas de Barlovento, Colún, Maule Valley (17 pts) Don Cayetano Chardonnay 2012, Luis Felipe Edwards, Central Valley (17pts) Secano, Sauvignon Gris 2011, Marks & Spencer, Leyda Valley (17pts) Corte Ignacio Riesling 2011, Concha y Toro, Casablanca Valley (16 pts)

    17 Red Wines from Chile

    Talinay Pinot Noir 2011, Viña Tabali, Limari Valley, (18 pts) TH Pinot Noir 2011, Viña Undurraga, Leyda Valley, (18 pts) Lot 21 Pinot Noir 2011, Viña Leyda, Leyda Valley (17.5 pts) Reserva Especial Pinot Noir 2011, Maycas del Limari, Limari Valley (17.5 pts) Concha y Toro, The Society´s Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipo Valley, Chile 2011 17.5 pts TH Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Viña Undurraga, Alto Maipo Valley, (17.5 pts) Bicicleta Pinot Noir 2011, Viña Cono Sur, Central Valley (17 pts) 20 Barrels Pinot Noir 2011, Viña Cono Sur, Casablanca Valley (17 pts) Perez Crus, Waiki Barrel Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile 2011 17 pts Family Reserve Carmenere 2009, Viña Tres Palacios, Maipo Valley (17 pts) Winemakers Reserva Malbec 2011, Viña Valdivieso, Curico Valley (17 pts) Viña Mayu, Reserva Syrah, Elqui Valley, Chile 2009 17 pts Alto de Piedras Single Vineyard Carmenere 2010, De Martino, Maipo Valley, (16.5 pts) Los Vascos Grande Reserve2011, Los Vascos, Colchagua Valley (16.5 pts) Queulat Carmenere Gran Reserva 2011, Viña Ventisquero, Maipo Valley (16.5 pts) Gran Reserva Carmenere 2011, Viña Carmen, , Apalta, Colchagua Valley (16.5 pts) Carralillo Reserva Syrah 2006, Viña Matetic, San Antonio Valley (16 pts)

    Read original article:

    Decanter South America´s top 50 under 20 GBP nov 30 2013       

    http://www.decanter.com/wine/labels/34388/slideshow/49/south-america-s-top-50-under-20#slideshow

     

     

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  • 20 November 2013

    Three Red Wines from Chile that made the Top 100 List of Wine Spectator 2013

    Wine Spectator has just released their Top 100 wines for 2013, and here we are very pleased to present the three red wines from Chile that should definitely be in your wine gift baskets this year.  Winesourcechile.com will be back soon with comments from the winners about their wines.

  • 15 November 2013

    Santa Carolina Sauvignon Blanc makes Forbes magazine list of top 20 wines under 20 dollars

    The American business magazine Forbes recently included Santa Carolina´s Reserva Leyda Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2012 from the cool coastal valley of Leyda in their list “Twenty tasty wines under 20 bucks” .  Journalist Kelly Bell, praised the quality of the wine for its grapefruit aromas and excellent acidity.  …

  • 15 October 2013

    Worst frost in 80 years worrying for Chilean vineyards and fruit producers – Part 1

    During the last days of September, devastating frosts swept through larges stretches of Chile from Copiapo in the north, to Talca in the Maule valley, affecting an area of more than 900 km in length in Chile´s main fruit growing and wine production areas. …

  • 16 September 2013

    USA / “New World Winery of the Year 2013” nomination for Viña Santa Carolina

    Viña Santa Carolina is excited to announce their nomination  for the category ” New World Winery of the Year 2013″ in latest version of the Wine Star Awards by the prestigious wine magazine Wine Enthusiast in the USA.  Viña Santa Carolina, with its rich winemaking traditions stretching over 138 years, is one of the oldest wineries in Chile, competing and winning gold medals with its wines as early as 1889 in the Exposition Universelle in Paris.    …

  • 16 September 2013

    Andrés Izquierdo promoted as new CEO of Viña Errazuriz

    Viña Errazuriz, the Chilean vineyard owned by Edward Chadwick has announced the appointment of Andrés Izquierdo as their new CEO. Izquierdo joined the company last year as Chief Financial & Operations Officer, and in his new role he will also be responsible for the Viña Caliterra and Viña Seña subsideries.…

  • 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

    Chilean wineries celebrate South Korea as best price per case for quality wines

    The wine map of top export destinations of Chilean wines is rapidly changing as markets in Asia catch on to the quality wines from Chile.  In less than a year, South Korea has become the 10th most important market for exports of Chilean wines, according to recent results released by Vinos de Chile.…

  • 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.  …

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