Tag Archives: Chilean wine

• 1.7 million gallons of wine went from Chile to China in one year

1.7 million gallons of wine went from Chile to China in one year

Chilean wine producers aim to prosper on the booming Chinese export market. There are approximately 4.6 million consumers of Chilean wines, such as Sauvignon. China’s status as Chile’s largest trading partner is largely fueled by the Asian giant’s insatiable appetite for raw materials, but as its emerging middle class looks abroad to source luxury items, […]

• “a woman walks into a bar…” Chilean wines at Chaya downtown

“a woman walks into a bar…” Chilean wines at Chaya downtown

Let’s just start here. Chilean wines rock! And you can thank Concha y Toro, one of the world’s three leading wine producers, and virtually a quarter of Chile’s total wine production, for that…so, kudos to Concha y Toro. We were lucky to taste a range of  affordable, delicious Casillero del Diablo (“Stored in hell, made […]

• Concha y Toro forms new sales & marketing group in US

Concha y Toro forms new sales & marketing group in US

Concha y Toro, largest Latin American winemaker based in Chile, has expanded its relationship with Banfi Vintners, an importer of fine wines in the US, forming a sales and marketing group in the US. The new venture is named Excelsior Wine Company, which will exclusively distribute the Chilean wines of Concha y Toro as well […]

• Chile: Figuring out wine's carbon footprint

Chile: Figuring out wine's carbon footprint

Vineyards are beginning to figure out how much fine wines contribute to climate change. SANTIAGO, Chile — The path from vine to wine is easy to trace: grapes are grown, harvested, fermented and then bottled and shipped around the world. The environmental cost of that undertaking is harder to measure. But Chilean wine makers have […]

• The cheap Chilean wine myth

The cheap Chilean wine myth

Some seemingly rhetorical questions actually have answers (Is it possible to be too rich or too thin?), while others require a good bit more pondering (Why do fools fall in love?). Chilean winemakers have long puzzled over a rhetorical question of their own: Why is Chilean wine considered cheap? Though the quality of Chile’s wines […]

• Chilean wine sales soar on back of mine triumph

Sales of Chilean wine in the UK soared as consumers celebrated the rescue of the 33 miners trapped underground for more than two months. Supermarket chain Waitrose reported that sales of Chilean white wines had risen by 23% on last year, regardless of price promotions, with red wine sales up 5%.

• South American Wine – Wineries in Chile and Argentina lead the way

South American Wine – Wineries in Chile and Argentina lead the way

There’s just something. There’s just something about wine in South America, sommelier has the edge of their seats and local wine and dinner to be filled with wine, that our world is running one of the richest wine regions. Malbec from Argentina current rage in some circles. Over the past ten years, the wine cellars […]