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  • 28 August 2013

    Cabernet Sauvignon + Maipo Valley = match made in heaven

    Editor´s Blog: Jane Nisbet  Huseby, 28 August 2013

    The Maipo valley in Chile has long been recognized for the fantastic quality of its Cabernet Sauvignon.  In my blog this week, I wanted to explore this a little with you and dive into the more intricate details of the Maipo valley and in particular, to the classic area south-east of Santiago.

  • 27 August 2013

    Red wine demonstrates more health benefits as chemists discover 23 new molecules with anti-ageing potential.

    We have known for quite some time that some of the compounds found in red wine demonstrate health benefits.  However, what surprised the scientists in a recent study, was the range of molecules, a total 41 different compounds that contribute health benefits, and 23 of these had never been detected in red wine before.…

  • 23 August 2013

    Norwegian-owned Odfjell Vineyards featured on TV 2 in Norway

    Odfjell vineyards showed some of its best qualities in a television report for Norway´s TV2 which was broadcast recently.  Over 25 years ago the Norwegian Ship owner, Dan Odfjell discovered and fell in love with a small corner of the Maipo Valley in Chile. …

  • 23 August 2013

    UK/GAZETTE & HERALD: Why it´s worth choosing Chilean wine

    Mike Tipping, wine journalist from the Gazette & Herald in the UK wrote an interesting article this week on his recommendations for continuing to choose Chilean wines stating “VINO from Chile is… quite often very good.”

    A obvious fan of Chilean wines, he says he usually orders Chilean wine in a restaurant or bar,  unless he is eating in an Argentinian steak house!…

  • 22 August 2013

    Interview with Aurelio Montes: “The vineyard that has changed the face of Chilean wine”

    Chilean newspaper, El Tiempo last week interviewed Aurelio Montes, founder and head of the Montes vineyard. Founded 25 years ago, Montes has not only succeeded, but also played a leading –and invaluable- role in changing the image of Chilean wine throughout the world.…

  • 21 August 2013

    South Korean Wine Experts amazed by the diversity of Chilean wines during the first week of their 10-day visit to Chile

    Wine Source Chile caught up today with two of South Korea´s most important wine experts who are visiting Chile curtesy of Brandabout S.A., Chile´s leading independent wine marketing agency.  Yong Heel Lee, Best Sommelier South Korea 2007, and Suzie Chung, wine reporter for, are visiting Chile for the first time. …

  • 12 August 2013

    Two fantastic new Chilean wines to try!

    Wine and spirits expert Dan Kislenko gives his opinion on two new Chilean wines that are definitely worth seeking out. Emiliana Adobe Reserva Sauvignon Blanc and Emiliana Adobe Reserva Merlot are both organically-grown wines from the Casablanca Valley and the Rapel Valley, respectively.…

  • 7 August 2013

    Wine recommendation: Montes twins Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

    Rebecca Murphy, journalist for the Dallas News´ Lifestyle column gives her wine of the week recommendation. We are proud to announce that she has chosen Montes twins Malbec–Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Colchagua Valley. This exquisite wine which contains two grape varieties was hailed by Murphy as a great accompaniment to “summer grilled meats or a sausage pizza”.…

  • 7 August 2013

    Quality, diversity, expression and terroir

    Dave McIntyre, wine columnist for the Washington Post has recently written an article on Chilean winemakers and their efforts to change the overall perception of Chilean wine. Nowadays, many winemakers are trying to break away from classical “industrial” winemaking which comes from the flatlands between the Andes and the Pacific coast.…

  • 2 August 2013

    Recent news on Viña Bisquertt

    Last week, winemakers Joanna and Sebastian Pereira Bisquertt of Viña Bisquertt went to Sao Paulo to speak about the efforts made towards strengthening their brands,  La Joya Gran Reserva, Ecos de Rulo, their premium blend Q-Clay and the iconic Tralca.…

  • 29 July 2013

    Five Chilean wines to try this week

    Dave McIntyre, wine columnist for the Washington Post, recommends five Chilean wines to enjoy this week. His collection includes J. Bouchon Canto Norte 2012 and Leyendas de Familia Noche de Luna 2011 both from the Maule Valley, Cousiño-Macul Antiguas Reservas Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 from the Maipo Valley, Mayu Pedro Ximénez 2012 from Elqui Valley and Merino Syrah 2012 from the Limarí Valley.…

  • 25 July 2013

    Wine myth week 5: Wine goes best with cheese

    James Beard claimed in his 1949 edition of The Fireside Cookbook that “cheese and red wine have natural affinities for each other”. The idea of pairing cheese and wine has a few mixed opinions. Some wine experts say that a high-quality wine should never be accompanied by cheese as the cheese’s taste and thick texture diminish the tongue’s ability to fully enjoy the taste and balance of a good wine.…

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