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Chile’s Luxury Wine Fair 2017

Chile’s Luxury Wine Fair 2017

The biggest and best of Chile’s annual wine fairs – Feria de Vinos de Lujo or Luxury Wine Fair- attracted droves of winelovers and glitterati once again in 2017, despite its unfortunate timing just two weeks before Christmas and the sharp rise in the entry price.   The draw is the wine, of course, with 80 Chilean…

Fine Chilean wine for a special occasion?

Fine Chilean wine for a special occasion?

Looking to splash out on a fine Chilean wine for a special occasion?  I recently went along to a premium winetasting event organized by Vinoteca at the Sheraton Miramar in Viña del Mar. The following wines were among the highlights. De Martino Limárvida 2011, Maule Valley. (Retails in Chile at $17,000) Old vine Malbec from…

A Carménère toast to Chilean Wine Day

A Carménère toast to Chilean Wine Day

Sunday 4 September is Chilean National Wine Day and there are events all over Chile this week to celebrate.  As Carménère wine has a very special association with Chile, it seems like a great choice for toasting this important day in the wine calendar. For details of just some of the events going on around…