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09/13/19

Winemaker Enrique Tirado releases 2017 Don Melchor, the 30th Anniversary vintage of the celebrated Chilean wine

09/09/19

"The New Wave South Africa tasting in London this last week seems to have been another remarkable success (Jancis Robinson, for example, described "a massive buzz there as well as a massive crowd"). It wouldn't and couldn't have been thus if it weren't for the solidarity and co-operation of the winemakers, on a high because of what they're building together"

09/06/19

"When you mix the grapes, the quality levels out. When you split the land into parcels, you might discover a better wine or you might not, but you have to look for it." A similar spirit is driving the Geographical Indication (GI) revolution taking place in Argentina - one in which the details count for more than the generalities

09/03/19

These vineyards comprised grapes grown in Chile long before international varieties like cabernet sauvignon came to dominate the export market. They include red grapes like cinsault, carignan and pais, known in the United States as mission. Most of them are farmed without irrigation, and most are grown on their own roots, unlike 99 percent of the world's commercial grapevines, which are grafted onto American rootstocks that are immune to the phylloxera aphid.

09/03/19

As reported by Chilean newspaper El Mercurio, the San Antonio Valley association was formerly established last week and will become an official part of the government-funded Wines of Chile.

08/27/19

Bolivia's president announced he would interrupt his re-election campaign for a week to help coordinate foreign aid efforts

08/27/19

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he was open to discussing G7 aid for fighting fires in the Amazon if his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron "withdraws insults" made against him

08/26/19

The ongoing destruction of the Amazon is taking place because of policy choices made by those who now rule Brazil

08/26/19

2010 Mitchell Sevenhill Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Clare Valley, Australia ... 2014 Terrazas de los Andes Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza, Argentina ... 2013 Francois Lurton Gran Lurton Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza, Argentina ... 2012 Shingleback The Davey Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, McLaren Vale, Australia ... 2012 Wynns Coonawarra Estate Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, Australia ... 2012 Heartland Directors' Cut Cabernet Sauvignon, Langhorne Creek, Australia ... 2012 Leeuwin Estate Art Series Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River, Australia ... 2012 Howard Park Abercrombie Cabernet Sauvignon, Western Australia ... 2012 Wynns Coonawarra Estate John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, Australia ... 2013 Robert Foley Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

08/26/19

Scientists studying satellite image data from the fires in the Amazon rain forest said that most of the fires are burning on agricultural land where the forest had already been cleared. Most of the fires were likely set by farmers preparing the land for next year's planting, a common agricultural practice, said the scientists from the University of Maryland.

08/23/19

Brazil's newly elected president just might test the proposition that no individual matters all that much to the climate. Often called the "Trump of the Tropics," the cartoonish quasi-fascist Jair Bolsonaro is almost certain to be worse on global warming than Trump himself. So bad, in fact, that he is already a horrifying argument for a Great Man Theory of climate change

08/23/19

"We estimate that the forest areas in the Brazilian Amazon have decreased something between 20 and 30% compared to the last 12 months," Carlos Nobre, a researcher at the University of São Paulo, told German broadcaster Deutsche Welle

08/23/19

The threat to what some call "the lungs of the planet" has ignited a bitter dispute about who is to blame ...

08/23/19

In a "dieback" scenario, rising temperatures could dry trees, meaning they absorb less carbon and become more flammable, eventually turning the rainforest into a savannah and releasing billions of tons of stored carbon.

08/23/19

Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere

08/20/19

Casillero del Diablo, Trivento and Frontera Offer In-App Access to Drizly Beverage Delivery Service Alongside Mobile AR Experiences

08/12/19

Argentine wineries, already grappling with an economic downturn that has cut deeply into domestic sales of their Malbecs and Bonardas, are now trying to figure out whether a blockbuster trade deal with Europe will prove a boom or a bust to their vineyards

08/09/19

In 2019, Roust Inc. will continue to actively expand Concha y Toro brands in Russia through promotional activities in Modern Trade, new listings and launch of new products in line with the latest consumption trends on the Russian market.

08/05/19

More than 10 Chilean wineries looking for investor or co-investor ... investors will be able to coordinate private meetings with owners and winemakers that have shown interest to show their infrastructure in a confidential visit ... oriented to know the advances in wine grape growing of ancient vineyards of more than 100 and up to 150 years in production ...

08/05/19

Hess is finally turning a profit in Argentina, helped in no small part by the peso's dramatic collapse. Seeking expansion beyond his Napa Valley assets, Hess bought Bodega Colome in the picturesque Calchaqui valley in 2001 to produce wine at up to 3,100 meters (10,170 feet) above sea level. For years, the export-led operation ran at a loss ...

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