South America

Analysis of archaeological finds suggests lager may originate in South America

New analysis of 1,000 year-old pottery fragments, unearthed in Argentina, has revealed the earliest known traces of the so-called "lost parent" yeast of lager beer.

Wildfires destroy centennial vines in Chile

Wildfires in Maule and Colchagua have ravaged ancient vineyards causing the Chilean government to declare a state of emergency in certain central regions.

Sales grow at Viña Concha Y Toro, but profits hit

Vina Concha Y Toro reported overall sales up 3.5% during 2016, despite a poor fourth quarter, but profits were hit by higher production costs, higher expenses and currency fluctuations.

The 15 cheapest cities for a round of drinks

Having published the 15 most expensive cities for a round of drinks last week, we now bring you the cheapest 15 places to imbibe – taking in Europe, South America and the subcontinent.

Argentina: women in wine

September 16th, 2015

Chile shows off creative streak

October 28th, 2013

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