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.