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05/14/19

A cooler climate is drawing innovative producers to the south of Chile, reports Marcela Burgos.

05/14/19

South American producer Santa Rita Estates (SRE) says it doesn't regret ploughing $25 million USD into sustainability initiatives over the past five years, despite sales of sustainable and organic cues having less sway with consumers

05/14/19

The regular wine drinking population in Brazil is now comprised of 32 million adults who drink wine once a month, with 70% of this group drinking wine at least once every week. This is compared to 29.7 million adults who drank wine once a month in 2016.

05/13/19

A high skin/juice ratio that resulted from the small berry size, made for highly concentrated wines with great color. Acidities ran higher than usual due to the cool climate.

05/13/19

Premium Uruguayan Winery Adds LEED Certification to List of Recent Achievements, Including Inclusion in Wine & Spirits' Top 100 Wines 2018, Top Marks from James Suckling and Named 2018 New World Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast

05/09/19

Despite being dismissed as myth by scientists, somms and winemakers still insist minerality is a thing.

05/08/19

pushing the quality of high-end, regional Malbec will always be essential to the winery's identity, and will play a key role in further elevating Argentina on the global stage

05/06/19

A new landmark United Nations report on biodiversity set for release on Monday will say that a perilous and miserable future awaits the natural world and human civilization unless we rapidly bring an end to humanity's destructive "business as usual" approach to the economy, food production, and energy usage

05/06/19

Scientists reveal one million species at risk of extinction in damning UN report

05/06/19

South Africa ranks tenth in wine production globally-anchored by sauvignon blanc, chenin blanc, and chardonnay.

04/30/19

Wente Family Estates will be the designated US importer, sales and marketing agent for Bodega Cuarto Dominio of Argentina.

04/29/19

From anonymity to one of the most popular grape varieties on earth - Argentina's star keeps rising

04/25/19

When a magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile in 2010, damage was severe. Buildings collapsed, water lines burst, and blackouts ensued. In the aftermath, winemaker Andrés Caballero wandered into the cellar of Vina Santa Carolina, where he crafts award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon, to survey the damage. That's when he discovered something extraordinary

04/25/19

A lot of wineries have upscale tasting rooms and gourmet restaurants on-site, but if they want to keep up with Uruguay's Bodega Garzón, they better start planning their own golf courses. "We wanted to have the best facilities to make wine," says founder Alejandro Bulgheroni, "but then we thought we we need to do something else here, and create a truly special experience."

04/25/19

"Being a winemaker is a kind of passport for me," Noelia Orts, winemaker at Emiliana in Chile, says. "The connection with nature, being in the vineyard tasting, traveling, moving here and there and learning - it all inspired me."

04/24/19

These four new appellations reflect the country's growing focus on defined terroirs

04/24/19

The Brazilian wine market has recovered from its 2016 contraction, according to the latest country report from Wine Intelligence.

04/22/19

Patagonia's flagrant beauty and untamed wilderness put it at the top of the bucket list for any wanderlust traveller, and the region's wines are hidden gems of South America, says Amanda Barnes....

04/19/19

How activist-entrepreneurs are creating new career opportunities for people of color

04/18/19

Isolated and rugged-Colomé Winery in Calchaqui Valley, Argentina, is so close to being off the grid it has no cell service, limited wifi, and until recently, had to provide its own electricity. From Salta, a three hour drive to Cafayate, followed by an additional three hour drive on a gravel road, terminates at Colomé. No one arrives by accident, including winemaker Thibaut Delmotte.

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