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11/18/19

Isabel Guilisasti, marketing director of the country's largest wine company, Concha y Toro, expressed her gratitude to as many as 30 Masters of Wine who have come to Chile this week to take a tour of the country's key wine regions.

11/18/19

Bodega Norton and Viñalba have both played key roles in Argentina's vinous revolution, helping to establish the country as a beacon of quality and price on the world stage. Through the lens of these two Mendonza wineries in both Uco Valley and Luján de Cuyo, Jo Gilbert charts how the country got to where it is today, and how a new wave of winemakers are heading outwards to explore Argentina's terroir.

11/18/19

After 18 years of generating an international business platform around wine, tourism and gourmet products, www.andeswines.com announced the interest of creating a "Wine Private Fund" to execute Rescue Ancient Vineyards in Chile with high focus on BioTech (Invitro) to protect the Chilean genetics as a starting point of a national strategy due to the great number of vinestock brought by immigrants to Chile since 1551.

11/15/19

The global mezcal market was valued at ~US$ 242 Mn in 2018, and is projected to increase at a CAGR of ~13% between the forecast period of 2019-2027.

11/14/19

Unequalled Vintage Brought to Life by America's #1 Chilean Import,[1] Casillero del Diablo

11/14/19

In Chile, protesters led a massive national strike Tuesday, as they condemned the government's plans to rewrite the country's Constitution, which dates back to Augusto Pinochet's military regime. Chile's interior minister announced Sunday the government would draft a new constitution, which Congress would then rewrite and put to a public referendum. But protesters say the people should be involved with the rewriting process from the beginning and that this is an attempt by Sebastián Piñera's government to delay political and social reforms in Chile.

11/13/19

A sub-region of Mendoza in Argentina has been awarded Geographic Indication status after a four-year campaign led by local producers

11/13/19

The wines of Domaine Nico are the direct result of years of research on Pinot Noir, conducted with the same intense focus on terroir and site specificity that Catena dedicated to her family winery's groundbreaking studies of Malbec.

11/12/19

The Cold War binary of "bad" coups and "good" popular revolts no longer applies. But the labels persist, with important consequences ...

11/12/19

Bolivia's wine industry is based in the southern city of Tarija, near the southern border with Argentina. This region has long produced small amounts of artisanal wine, as well as the distilled grape-based spirit known as singani, the national drink. But a growing number of wineries here are improving their techniques, ramping up production and starting to export

11/12/19

During the event dynamics, Cruzat demonstrated the winemaking consistency and excellent aging potential of this Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon from 1865.

11/08/19

VIK is the first winery to be awarded this accolade.

11/04/19

Laura took time from her hectic schedule to visit Grape Collective and talk about her hope that Argentine wine, in her words, "can compete with the greatest wines in the world."

11/01/19

Right now, over 40 big and medium size winery have launched or are close to announce a wine made from ancient vineyards with an average price of above 25 dollars the bottle and even higher prices.

11/01/19

With this new recognition, Trapiche becomes the only Argentine winery to receive this award four times in a row.

10/29/19

1865 Selected Vineyards Malbec 2017 reflects the exploratory spirit of one of Chile's oldest wineries, which strives to find the finest vineyards for each variety.

10/28/19

With only 5.5% alcohol and with incredible freshness and flavor, the wine strives to become the perfect complement to enjoy on any consumption occasion.

10/25/19

Chile's tourism authorities have issued an advisory saying that most of the country's tourism facilities are unaffected by the civil unrest gripping parts of the country. "The news is more alarming than reality," Aurelio Montes of the eponymous winery, located in the Colchagua Valley, told Meininger's. "Viña Montes is OK. No problem, everything in peace."

10/24/19

In an effort to save crops amidst a drastic decline in bee populations, a startup in Argentina is producing a nutrient-packed formula that is fed to the pollinators once a week to turn them into "super bees".

10/22/19

Thousands of protesters gathered in Chilean city squares Monday after a weekend of riots, looting and clashes with soldiers and police that left 11 dead. Chile is enduring the worst unrest since the country returned to democracy in the late 1980s to become Latin America's most prosperous nation. The peso and local shares slumped as violence seemed poised to persist.

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