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Thursday 11 February 2016

Chile

Viña Ventisquero appoints UK brand ambassador

Leading Chilean producer Viña Ventisquero has appointed Janina Doyle to manage the development of the Ventisquero brand in the UK.

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 No Comments »

VSPT boosts green credentials with biogas plant

One of Chile’s biggest wine companies is set to boost its environmental credentials with a new bio-gas plant and hydro-plant.

Monday, February 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Chile overtakes France as top imported wine in Japan

Imports of Chilean wine have surpassed those from France in Japan for the first time, with Chile now the country’s top imported wine by origin.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Chile in pictures

Escaping the British chill db’s Lauren Eads travelled to Chile with Concha y Toro earlier this month, discovering pretty País and punchy Pisco via Santiago, Maipo and Maule.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Chile ‘abused’ oak in the past

Chilean producers “abused” oak in the past, believes Max Weinlaub, winemaker at Chile’s Vina de Maipo, where a trend for fresher, lower alcohol wines is continuing to gather pace.

Monday, January 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Casa Marin to release Chile’s ‘first’ sparkling Riesling

A Chilean winery based just 8km from the Pacific ocean has revealed plans to produce Chile’s “first Riesling sekt”, a sparkling wine, using the traditional method.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Chile’s lack of identity hampering producers

Chile’s most promising point of difference is its diversity of soils and ability to produce a vast range of styles, but the country still suffers from a lack of identity, believes Concha y Toro’s fine wine marketing manager.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 2 Comments »

2013 Seña in top ranking by Gutiérrez

The 2013 vintage of Chile’s first “icon wine”, Seña has been awarded 96 points by wine critic Luis Gutiérrez, in his South American report for Wine Advocate.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Chile’s potential ‘threatened by mass production’

Chile’s hold on the British wine industry could slip because of the country’s focus on bulk wine production and increasingly hostile price wars, a leading producer has said.

Monday, January 11th, 2016 1 Comment »

Kerry Wines takes on Lapostolle

The Hong Kong fine wine importer has announced it has just become Lapostolle’s exclusive distributor in the Greater China region.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

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