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Biodynamic & organic Chilean wine guide

Biodynamic & organic Chilean wine guide

Check out my free, downloadable guide to sustainable winemaking in Chile, featuring details of Chilean organic and biodynamic wineries and why they have opted for environmentally friendly winemaking. Cristóbal Undurraga of Viña Koyle in Alto Colchagua, for instance,  argues that not only is biodynamic viticulture good for the environment, but it also makes sound commercial…

Chilean Wine Day in Valparaíso Region

Chilean Wine Day in Valparaíso Region

Raise your glass because 4 September is Chilean National Wine Day and there are events all over Chile to celebrate. Here are some of the activities taking place in the Casablanca and Aconcagua Valleys. Tastings in Casablanca The Cafetería Entre Cepas on the main square in Casablanca (Plaza de Armas) is opening its doors…

Pizza and Chilean Carménère wine

Pizza and Chilean Carménère wine

  Do you find that by the time Friday comes around, you are ready for some comfort food? Here is an easy solution for those with a breadmaker machine. This is neither pizza nor bread but somewhere inbetween. It’s delicious served as plain bread or smothered in ingredients and served pizza-style. Ingredients 1.5 cups…

Tour review: Emiliana Organic Vineyards

Tour review: Emiliana Organic Vineyards

  This is a biodynamic and fair trade winery, so I found this tour especially interesting, particularly as the guide noted our interest and gave us more details than is usual on winery tours. The environment is very peaceful and there are hens and guinea fowls pecking amongst the vines and alpacas to add…