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Friday 30 January 2015

Chile

Weinlaub: ‘I want to make Chilean Grange’

Viña Maipo’s chief winemaker, Max Weinlaub, is so passionate about Syrah, he aspires to make the Chilean equivalent of Australian icon wine Penfolds Grange.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Successful wine brands ‘tell a story’

In order to succeed as a wine brand in a competative market you have to tell a story, rather than push a “label”, says Concha y Toro’s marketing director.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Chile starting to ‘embrace cooler vintages’

The Chilean wine industry has begun to embrace the freshness that cooler vintages bring to its wines, according to one of the country’s top winemakers.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Carmenère more than ‘jam in the sandwich’

Carmenère is a noble grape that deserves to be put on a pedestal rather than used like “the jam in a sandwich” according to one of Chile’s key winemakers.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Concha y Toro returns to style of the ‘70s

Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa is keen to go back to the style of wines made by the company in the ‘70s by picking earlier and using less oak.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Chardonnay Masters 2014: The results

Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Peter Richards MW

Writer and broadcaster Peter Richards MW, who forms half to the wine world’s answer to Richard and Judy with his wife Susie Barrie MW, speaks to the drinks business about his love of Barolo, The Simpsons and Mumbai Martinis.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

It’s Chilean wine, but not as we know it

Too often Chilean wine is thought of as “cheap and cheerful” and only offering simple bold fruit flavours.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Chile targets glass ceiling

Ten years on from the Berlin Tasting, the boss of Viña Errázuriz, Eduardo Chadwick, believes Chilean fine wine is still moving in the right direction.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Casillero signs major deal with Sky

Casillero del Diablo has announced a major marketing campaign for 2015, signing a multi-channel sponsorship deal with Sky Movies.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

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