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  • 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.…

  • 21 June 2013

    Montes launch first “super icon” wine

    A drum roll please… the Montes team of expert winemakers proudly presents their latest creation: Taita, 2007. Hailing from the famous Colchagua Valley, only 3000 bottles of this fine “super icon” wine will be released internationally, with the majority of these hitting the Asian market.…

  • 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.…

  • 12 June 2013

    Inspiration: Top Chilean wines for Dad this Father’s Day

    Pope John XXIII allegedly once claimed that “men are like wine- some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age”. While not all wines necessarily improve with age, your father certainly does, and as we approach Father’s Day 2013, we recommend getting that special guy in your life a nice bottle of wine to enjoy.…

  • 3 June 2013

    Montes Alpha Pinot Noir 2010, gains good reviews from Tim Lemke

    Tim Lemke of Cheap Wine Ratings recently reviewed three different Chilean Pinot Noirs, all of which came from Casablanca Valley.

    Lemke explained that due to the difficult nature of Pinot Noir, its needs for a specific cool climate, and his reservations on its Chilean production, he doubted that perfection could be found in Chile.…

  • 31 May 2013

    Chile – The land of adventurous, great value wines

    The Washington Times has discovered Chilean wines, happy with both the adventurous side of South American wines and their prices. They are described as approachable but passionate, a reflection of the committed winemakers, and with a number of age-worthy bottles.…

  • 30 April 2013

    Brandabout S.A. welcomes top Asian wine experts June Lee and Vivien Chen to Chile and Argentina

    Tomorrow top Asian wine experts June Lee (food & wine writer for Peak Gourmet & Travel Magazine, Singapore, right) & Vivien Chen (wine journalist, Taiwan, left) will begin their 12 day visit to over 11 Chilean and Argentinean vineyards with Brandabout S.A.…

  • 17 April 2013

    World Malbec Day – a toast to the Chilean red

    Hear “South America” and “Malbec” and you might automatically think of Argentina. However Chile’s vineyards have their own prescence and pedigree for the variety in the international wine market.

    Though Malbec originated in France (arriving in Chile around 1850), the grape variety is typically a mid-season ripener which needs hot, dry conditions, and thrives at high altitudes.…

  • 19 March 2013

    San Pedro’s and Montes’ Cabernet Sauvignons lauded by Snooth.com

    Snooth.com, a social networking site for wine drinkers, has included wines from Wine Source Chile member vineyards Montes and San Pedro in an article on the merits of Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile.

    Cabernet Sauvignon is the currently the highest produced grape variety in Chile, due to its huge popularity with consumers.…

  • 13 March 2013

    Wine Source Chile vineyards feature at “Fiestas de la Vendimia” 2013

    Whilst the change of the seasons may not bring an overly noticeable weather shift in forever summer Santiago, the slow, winding transition from summer to autumn does herald the start of the wine harvest in South America, and the colourful, Chilean agricultural festivities that celebrate this time of year.…

  • 7 March 2013

    Prowein: 24-26 March visit the Chilean wineries!

    Visit more than 20 featured Chilean vineyards in Wine Source Chile in Prowein 2013!

    Prowein 2013: March 24-26 Düsseldorf, Germany

    More than 20 featured vineyards in Wine Source Chile are ready to present you with their latest wine releases and vintage reports at their stands in The New World Pavilion (Hall 1) which has direct access from the south entrance in Prowein 2013.…

  • 4 March 2013

    Wine Expert Visit: Brandabout welcomes Dutch wine experts to visit Top Chilean and Argentinean vineyards

    Today top Dutch wine experts Cees Van Casteren (Master of Wine & Wine Consultant) & Sonja Van de Rhoer (Chief Editor for three magazines, Wine Writer and Food & Wine Consultant) have begun their two week visit to over 15 Chilean and Argentinean vineyards.…

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