Chile has a long history of winemaking for a New World wine region dating back to the colonization by the Spanish Empire in the 16th century. It were the Spanish who brought viticulture to Chile but in present-day French varieties proved more successful in this country of startling contrasts than Spanish ones. In today’s article, we take a closer look at Chilean winery Emiliana Vineyards which was named winery of the year 2015 by Wines of Chile at the annual Chilean Wine Awards.
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Good-value from Chile It’s once again time for some tasting notes that are not for an Italian wine! Today I have a red from Chile for you produced by biodynamic winery Emiliana. The wine has the unusual name Adobe. The wine has a cuvée of 85% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 9% Merlot and 6% Syrah. Adobe aged six
Italian knowhow in Argentina Masi is an Italian winery from the Veneto region. They are one of the largest wineries of the country. According to stats from the Gambero Rosso they bottle 3.400.000 bottles each year. Recently the winery expanded to South America – to be precise to Mendoza, Argentina. In the last years it
An interesting wine from Chile: Punta Nogal So a few days ago I on my way to work I walked by a small Enoteca in the center of Munich. Since I was a bit early on time I decided to see what they have in stock. The Punta Nogal from Castello Banfi caught my attention
Domaine Jean Bousquet is from the town of Tupungato which is located in the Mendoza region of Argentina. While they produce a total of eight red, four white, one rosé and one sweet wines, they are mostly known for their Grande Reserve Malbec which won the International Wine Challenge Trophy. Please note that the bottle