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Friday 19 December 2014

Concha y Toro

Emiliana’s GM José Guilisasti dies

José Guilisasti Gana, general manager of Chilean wine estate Emiliana, has died unexpectedly aged 57.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Hong Kong in pictures

The protests continue, db walks the streets, drinks Burgundy and looks for typos in unusual places.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Don Melchor holds parcel tasting in HK

Don Melchor hosted its first “parcel” tasting this week with head winemaker Enrique Tirado explaining the complexities of parcel selection and blending.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Concha recruit to support growth push

Concha y Toro UK has announced Tesco’s Andy Gale as its new head of new business and technical development.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Chile wine trends: 1. Old vine revival

The most notable development in the Chilean wine industry today is an urge to look towards the country’s past, and with that, a focus on the more southerly part of the nation.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Chile wine trends: 3. Taking on the top-end

There’s no continent more closely associated with the ‘wine icon’ than South America, and no country more adapt at creating them than Chile.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Chile wine trends: 5. Reducing ABVs

It might not be as sensationalist as the launch of a new product, but there’s an important stylistic shift occurring among an increasing number of Chile’s reds.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Chile wine trends: 6. Embracing the med

While Chile is best known for its Bordeaux blends, it’s Mediterranean grapes that are becoming an increasing focus for the country’s winemakers.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Chile wine trends: 7. Rediscovering País

As part of a move to more southerly wine regions, particularly Itata, Chile is starting to create varietal and blended products using the País grape.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Concha y Toro looks south for old-vine País

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.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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