Concha y Toro is to launch a País and Cinsault blend from old vines in Maule and the Itata Valley under its upmarket Marqués de Casa Concha label.
Chilean producers’ historic emphasis on trying to emulate Bordeaux and too much interference from the country’s winemakers is “erasing terroir”.
The Chilean wine industry should convert all its vineyards to organic practices according to one respected winemaker in the country.
Chile’s VSPT Wine Group is to launch a new label for off-beat wines under the name Los Despedidos – meaning ‘the dismissed’.
Concha y Toro is bringing down the alcohol level of its Casillero del Diablo Cabernet in a bid to make it more “drinkable”.
Chilean wine producer Errázuriz is to add a “grand cru quality” Chardonnay and Pinot Noir to its range of “icon” wines late next year.
An new travel project has been launched in Chile, producing a “luxury” book and DVD to promote the country’s wine, food and scenery.
Former London restauranteur, Martin Lam, will be leading ‘Sommelier Talks’ at this years Beautiful South wine fair.
Imports of Chilean wine in Japan have surged on the back of an economic partnership and are closing in on French imports.
The success of this month’s Tour de France Grand Départ has helped boost UK sales of the event’s official wine sponsor Cono Sur by 73.6%.
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