Chile Moves from Quantity to Quality
From tradition to technology and light to ripe, Chilean producers have turned up the heat and joined the world wine market as significant players.
Dec 2004 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
For a small country of just over 15 million people, Chile has become a major player in the world wine market in a relatively short time. Sure, traditional wineries have existed there for more than 150 years, but starting in 1999 many changes have occurred that have helped to show that Chilean producers are now striving for quality instead of just volume. Critical steps towards quality have included: the establishment of the Denominations of Origin, a system implemented in 1985 to draw the ...
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