Chilean classics

Budget Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon

Budget Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon

18 September – Chilean independence day – is one of the most important dates in the Chilean calendar. The national mood always lightens with the arrival of September and the first signs of spring – longer days, warmer weather and the gardens bursting into flower.  And so the people of Chile start stocking up on…

Chilean Holiday Special: Wine

Chilean Holiday Special: Wine

First things first, what is the big deal with 18th September in Chile? For anyone new to Chile, the Fiestas Patrías come as quite a surprise. This is the biggest holiday in the Chilean calendar – apart from New Year – and many people use it as an excuse to take up to a week’s…

Chilean Holiday Special: Pebre

Chilean Holiday Special: Pebre

  Pebre must be one of the most beloved and widely consumed of all Chilean dishes. It’s a salsa which is served with bread at just about every restaurant in Chile and a firm favourite at dinner tables. Everyone has their own recipe, of course and ingredients can vary. This recipe is from my…