Editor’s Blog

The latest in Chile from our Editor, Jane Nisbet Huseby.

  • 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.  …

  • 24 February 2014

    Michael Cox UK head of Wines of Chile passed way peacefully at home on Thursday evening.

    As tributes continue from across the wine trade, the Chilean wine industry bows its head to honour one its greatest ambassadors, the highly admired and respected Michael Cox, European head of Wines of Chile who sadly passed away on Thursday from bile duct cancer.…

  • 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.  …

  • 21 November 2013

    Book Review: The Wine Bible – an ideal Christmas gift or Birthday present!

    Editor´s Blog: by Jane Nisbet Huseby, Chief Editor, Wine Source Chile

    BOOK REVIEW:  The Wine Bible by Karen MacNeil, Workman Publishing, New York

    For those of you interested in learning some more about wine, but not quite sure where to start, Karen MacNeil´s “The Wine Bible” is a very good place to start.  …

  • 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.

  • 19 June 2013

    Editors Blog: Focus on the Casablanca Valley: Ideal for cool-climate wines

    Editors Blog: by Jane Nisbet Huseby, Chief Editor, Wine Source Chile

    The Casablanca valley, known now for its cooler climate, is probably one of the better-known wine valleys on the international wine market scene today.  Back in the late eighties however, when Pablo Morandé started exploring the area and planted some experimental vines, many people thought he was crazy. 

  • 30 May 2013

    MOVI Wines – Touched by human hands

     

    EDITORS BLOG: A few days ago I had an utterly inspiring experience.  I was with two of our visiting wine experts from Asia and we were invited home to apartment of Charlie Villard, owner of Villard winery with his father Thierry Villard, and one of the nineteen members of MOVI – the self-formed Movement of small independent winemakers in Chile.

  • Editor’s Blog: Navigating Chilean wine labels – do you need a GPS?! 10 April 2013

    Editor’s Blog: Navigating Chilean wine labels – do you need a GPS?!

    Choosing the right wine can be a difficult task, for any occasion.  Not only do you have to think red or white, which wine region, which wine producer, which wine variety, but you also have to decipher the other information on the label with words like Reserva or Winemaker’s selection!…

  • 26 March 2013

    Editor’s Blog: Syrah & Lamb: The Perfect Blend

    Writing this in Northern Europe, on Easter vacation battling with temperatures below zero, I am dreaming of Spring and warmer weather. Springtime for me signifies the return of warmer weather, birds nesting in our roof and cherry blossom in the garden.…

  • 13 February 2013

    Editor’s Blog: My Love for Chile – Top 5

    There is no better or more fitting week than that of Valentines Day to share my Chile top 5 with you – those moments that made me fall in love with Chile and show what it is about this country that just seems to get under your skin!

    To outsiders, Chile is a bit of an odd country really. …

  • 6 February 2013

    Editors Blog: Wine Advocate rattles a few cases with his first Chilean wine evaluation

    Neal Martin, from eerobertparker.com rattles a few cases with his first Chilean wine evaluation, but could it be that he really is just witnessing the first real signs of the metamorphosis of the Chilean Wine Industry?

    In 2012, we saw a change at the Wine Advocate, Robert Parker`s highly acclaimed magazine and website, when Neal Martin became the new wine reviewer for wines from Chile, Argentina and Spain. …

  • 11 December 2012

    Welcome to Wine Source Chile

    Where do you find out about Chilean wines?  Many of us have been asking the same question – and we work in the industry! How can I find out about upcoming Chilean wine events or search more information about the latest D.O. changes in Chile, I hear you ask. …

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