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Saturday 10 October 2015

Santa Rita

Cabernet Sauvignon: paying tribute to the king

Cabernet Sauvignon is often overshadowed by headline-grabbing obscure varieties. However, Santa Rita Estates, which like so many rely on the popular grape for its flagship labels, took the time to give it some attention.

Friday, September 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Santa Rita launching new Irish campaign

Chilean wine producer Santa Rita Estates is spending €500,000 on a new marketing campaign in Ireland in a bid to build on its success in the country.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 No Comments »

‘Chile should not follow fashion’

Chile should stick to a wine style and not follow fashion, according to Cecilia Torres, the winemaker for Santa Rita Casa Real Cabernet Sauvignon.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

South America in pictures

Giant spiders, massive pieces of meat, Malbec, Carmenère and Fernet Branca… it’s a combination only possible in South America, thanks to Santa Rita.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 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: 4. Pinot focus

Chile’s Pinot Noirs are rapidly improving in quality, helped by ageing vines, cool-climate coastal locations, and a couple of Burgundian winemakers.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 1 Comment »

Trends in Chile: 8. Sauvignon moves up

Chile is developing more upmarket styles of Sauvignon Blanc, often using barrel fermentation, to distance itself from Marlborough’s herbaceous take on the grape.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

London restaurant lists £850 Chilean wine

A London restaurant is flying the flag for Chile by listing one of the country’s most famous wines at what it claims is a record-breaking £850 price tag.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Croser to address Cabernet genetics at Santa Rita wine workshop

Legendary Aussie winemaker Brian Croser is flying to the UK to discuss the genetics of Cabernet Sauvignon at this week’s Santa Rita wine workshop.

Monday, January 13th, 2014 No Comments »

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