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08/10/17

Chilean winemakers have grown in confidence and are no longer making their wines to a recipe or chasing scores, according to Emily Faulconer of Carmen.

08/09/17

Speaking to the drinks business during a recent visit to Chile, Hereu said: "Back in 2001 it was easy to buy old vine Carignan for $0.10 a kilo - today it sells for $1.50 a kilo. "Everyone thought we were crazy for making Carignan in Chile and when I released my first vintage in 2001 people told me it would never sell.

07/14/17

Wine trends go through cycles, some of which are difficult to predict. Today, we face the fact that millennial buyers may be history's least predictable wine-buying group, and one of the most challenging.

07/14/17

Shares of Compania Cervecerias Unidas, S.A. (NYSE:CCU) have been assigned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the five ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports.

07/10/17

Guala Closures Group has agreed to acquire Indian firm Axiom Propack for an undisclosed sum.

06/27/17

On June 20th, 77 guests among international wine merchants, sommeliers and media were invited at Château Cheval Blanc to discover Cheval des Andes, the Grand Cru of the Andes, and to taste its latest release: the 2013 vintage.

06/26/17

How to showcase an icon wine? First, bring together the wealthiest visionary of Argentina, a world celebrated Patagonian chef and a renowned Italian born wine consultant. Next, uncork several magnums of the 2015 vintage on the tranquil grounds of a Bordeaux château. Billionaire Argentinian Alejandro Bulgheroni owns multiple wineries, including Renwood in California, Château Suau in Bordeaux, a few in Tuscany (including Dievole) as well as in Argentina (Argento, Bodega Vistalba) and a new venture in Patagonia that will be the southernmost winery in the world

05/24/17

Baron Hans von Staff-Reitzenstein purchases one of the largest wine estates in Stellenbosch

04/28/17

A new Global Wine Index outlines the most at-risk wine regions according to natural disasters, rising temperatures and other climate change factors. Unfortunately, some of the world's finest grapes are unlikely to survive.

04/18/17

Analysts are becoming pessimistic on Concha y Toro's stock, shares are underperforming Latin American beverage companies.

04/07/17

A torrid summer and devastating fires across central Chile's wine belt have forced an earlier harvest this year, but there are no signs that volume or flavor will be affected, local industry experts said on Thursday.

02/17/17

Dr. Jim Swan, the noted whisky expert who was best known for his handiwork in advising several new whisky distilleries around the glo[b]e, passed away suddenly yesterday in his home in Edinburgh. He was 75.

02/16/17

Dr Jim Swan, the whisky consultant responsible for helping shape distilleries around the world, has died.

02/08/17

Chilean vintners have emerged as the biggest beneficiary of Japan's booming wine market. Their low-priced, fruit-driven product has found a receptive niche among women in their 40s and 50s, who have helped boost wine consumption to a new record every year since 2012.

12/09/16

Viña Montes has long been committed to sustainable viticulture, most recently in 2014 introducing a landmark "dry farming" program in their vineyards in southern Chile. This initiative resulted in water savings of around 65%, and inspired the Montes research and development team to find ways to decrease water usage and wastage further.

10/21/16

Torrid weather from El Niño in South America to frost and hail in France means that the world will produce millions fewer bottles of wine in 2016, the International Organisation for Vine & Wine has predicted.

10/21/16

Floods, drought, frost and hail cut into world wine production this year across Europe and South America, but the quality of the 2016 vintage shouldn't unduly suffer.

10/20/16

South America, particularly Argentina and Chile, sees biggest decline, a potential worry for fans of wines such as malbec

10/17/16

Sensory information, knowledge, expectation - and showmanship - all influence whether we deem a wine 'good'

10/17/16

Strong sales of Cono Sur and Casillero del Diablo helped boost UK sales of Concha Y Toro UK, the company has reported - but operating profits fell 6.6%.

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