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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…

5 reasons for rediscovering Chardonnay

5 reasons for rediscovering Chardonnay

Not a fan of Chardonnay? Tried it a couple of times and found it not to your taste? I’d like to suggest giving this chameleon grape a second look, so here are 5 reasons for rediscovering Chardonnay. 1) There’s a style to suit everyone. Like your wine dry and fruity with crisp acidity? Perhaps with…

Chardonnay tasting

Chardonnay tasting

An international group of women winelovers recently got together in two separate sessions in Santiago and Concón, Chile, to check out a range of Chardonnays and see how Chilean Chardonnays compare to those from other countries. These were the findings from our Chardonnay tasting: 1) Two wines from Chablis in Burgundy, which is famed for…

Casablanca winery visits: Quintay

Casablanca winery visits: Quintay

Welcome to the latest in my series of Casablanca winery visits: Quintay is a small, state-of-the-art winery with a modern, sleek design. It offers a personalized approach to each customer with services ranging from a lunch and cocktail menu to tours of the winery, with a tasting of their Reserva and Gran Reserva lines, to tours on horseback or even tours…