Bío Bío Valley, Chile

Now I’m guessing that with the popularity of Chilean wine that many (if not all) of you have tried a wine from this South American country before. And following on from that, you would most likely have tried an entry-level, fruit-forward wine meant for near-immediate consumption. If so that’s completely understandable, because Chilean wine, much…

Aconcagua Valley, Chile

Today we visit Chile, seen as a relative newcomer to the global wine scene, but with a surprisingly long history; vines were first planted here by Spanish migrants in 1550! It was the French influence in the first half of the 19th century however that had the most profound effect on the quality of Chilean…