Chile’s Limarí region is establishing its reputation for Syrah after Maycas del Limarí’s icon wine, Los Acacios 2014, was name the best Syrah in Chile in a prestigious Chilean wine guide.
db rounds up the new trends identified as coming from Chile, as identified by Peter Richards MW and CYT’s winemaker, Marcelo Papa at a recent Wines of Chile briefing.
On Wednesday 15 June in central London Concha y Toro head winemaker Marcelo Papa will present a one-of-a-kind masterclass on ‘extreme’ Chile.
Chilean wine producers are attempting novel measures to grow grapes with limited water after a prolonged dry period has threatened vines, particularly in the north of the country.
A lack of water in the northern Chilean regions of Elqui and Limarí is leading to the death of vineyards as grape growers struggle to irrigate their vines.
Ahead of the drinks business Global Chardonnay Masters competition, Marcelo Papa, chief winemaker of Concha y Toro, talks to db about his love of the grape.
Guillermo Luksic Craig, a leading Chilean businessman and owner of Viña Tabalí, died yesterday aged 57 after being diagnosed with lung cancer last year.
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