Wines of Chile USA Executive Director Marybeth Bentwood was recently recognised as a top woman in the industry by TFS Magazine.
As a homage to Chilean wine, and a recognition of the importance of the industry in the country, 17 viticulture associations worked together to establish the official Chilean National Wine Day
This year’s Annual Assembly started with the signing of a contract between Wines of Chile and Fundacion Imagin Pais to continue working together to promote Chile’s culture and share its wine around the globe. With this in mind, the rest of the Assembly reflected on Chile’s past year in the industry and looked towards the years to come.
In order to celebrate the rediscovery of Carmenere 20 years ago, Wines of Chile launched #CarmenereDay on 24 November. Wines of Chile’s #CarmenereDay included a Twitter chat, as well as the participation of Master Sommelier Fred Dexheimer and various wine and lifestyle bloggers, who participated in order to heighten awareness and motivate interaction. W (...)
Since the beginning of the 80s up till today, the surface area of fruit plantations in Chile has tripled from 100,000 hectares to 300,000, and the growing momentum of production has become a strength in exports. There are many elements that have been part of the transformation of this sector, changing the national agriculture.
The three day event in Sao Paolo is always a key activity for the Chilean wine industry, which is Brazil’s biggest importer of wine, with a 40% share of this valuable market.
After 1500 votes were counted, the winning team was El Conquistador, led by The Savoy’s sommelier Erik Simonics, who will be heading to Chile on the trip of a lifetime as their prize later this year.
After having taken New York and Miami by storm, the Wine Bar War travels to the UK at the end of June for it’s inaugural European run. To find out more
Earlier in the week, Vinos de Chile (the Spanish-language sister of Wines of Chile) elected a new President and board members. During the election, Mario Pablo Silva from Casa Silva was elected as the new President. He will be accompanied by Alfonso Undurraga from Viña Koyle as Vice President, and Andrés Izquierdo from Errázuriz as Treasurer.