• 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.  …

  • 15 June 2013

    Feast: Pairing Chilean wines with the Perfect Pies

    With Father’s Day on Sunday, this weekend should be all about dad. Whether you take him to the football, go fishing, or help him out in the garden, one thing is for sure: you’ll need to provide him with a high-calorie, filling, and overly-manly meal at the end of the day just to show him that you care.…

  • 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.…

  • 18 April 2013

    Passion for Pinot – Valdivieso’s “top-notch” 2011 Reserva picked out

    A certain air of mystique cloaks any Pinot Noir, but just what is it about this varietal that stokes so much intrigue?

    Perhaps the variety also owes something to Miles Raymond, the hapless protoganist from Sideways, whose beautiful oenological metaphor brought in a whole new wave of people lusting for the variety.…

  • 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.…

  • 21 March 2013

    Wine harvest 2013: Exclusive interview with Brett Jackson, Chief winemaker at Valdivieso

    The wine harvest, or “Vendimia” as it is called in Spanish, is naturally the busiest time of year for any winemaker. Whilst parties take place in wine-making valleys around Chile, oenologists live with a certain suspense and apprehension about the year’s crop, as their grapes are being hand picked by workers from nearby towns.…

  • 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.…

  • 26 February 2013

    Tasting Note: Viña Valdivieso Single Vineyard Reserva Cabernet Franc 2004, Colchagua Valley, Chile

    Cabernet Franc, originally a French variety, is found mainly in the Curicó, Maule and Colchagua valleys located between 160km and 300 km south of Santiago as well as the cooler Casablanca valley. This variety has done particularly well in Chile, and is used to produce single variety wines, as well as being blended with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to make “Bordeaux blends”. …

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