While many changes are taking place within Chile to improve grape quality, it is the increasingly extreme plantings that is the most remarkable development.
Chile’s Pinot Noirs are rapidly improving in quality, helped by ageing vines, cool-climate coastal locations, and a couple of Burgundian winemakers.
Chile’s coastal Maule could become the latest hot spot for top-end Pinot Noir as two new projects promise to prove the quality of the area.
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%.
From Coonawarra to Chile, we pick out the highest performing medallists in the inaugural drinks business Global Cabernet Sauvignon Masters 2014.
Concha y Toro has embarked on a mission to double its UK business to 10 million cases annually in the next five years.
Viña Cono Sur has confirmed that it will sponsor the “Grand Départ” UK phase of the Tour de France 2014.
Four of Chile’s most influential producers are set to launch traditional method sparkling wines onto the international market.
Bemused foxes, stunning views, Champagne tastings and midnight in Paris have played a part in a busy but enjoyable week in the drinks industry.
Chile is now making the “best” Chardonnay in the New World according to one of the country’s top winemakers.
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