Christian CALLEC

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CHILEAN WINE TOUR 2012 IN AMSTERDAM (6)

During the Chilean Wine Tour event in Amsterdam, not less than 26 wineries were presenting their wines to the Dutch trade, press and restaurant world. This year, the offer was very good and the average quality of the wines was surprisingly high. A quick tour around some wineries (part 4): EL PRINCIPAL: I knew this […]

TASTING THE WORLD IN MORE THAN 700 WINES (6)

Three days long, the small city of Waddinxveen was the Dutch wine capital. More than 1100 visitors during the WORLD WINE DAYS… More than 100 wine producers from all over the world with more than 700 wines for tasting. Even 3 whole days wouldn’t be enough to taste all the wines presented. A FEW COMMENTS […]

WILLIAM FEVRE: THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’

WILLIAM FEVRE CHILE was one of the pioneering French-Chilean joint-ventures, more than 20 years ago. William Fèvre is a Chablis specialist who just had enough of those stupid and suffocating French rules that didn’t allow even the best producers to make the very best wine the way they wanted to make it. Rules are great, […]

2010 PRESS-TRIP TO CHILE: … ODFJELL

On our way back to Santiago we visited the ODFJELL winery in Maipo Valley. This winery was founded by a Norwegian ship-owner, Dan Odfjell from Bergen. Dan Odfjell More than 25 years ago he discovered Chile and fell in love with a lovely, warm and well-rounded … part of the Maipo Valley. The scenery at […]

APRIL 2010 – PRESS TRIP TO CHILE: CONCHA Y TORO

CONCHA Y TORO (CyT) is a very big company, one of the 10 biggest wine companies in the world, the biggest in Chile. As every big company, the range of wines varies van commercial, drinkable but not really collectable to fantastic wines with a great character. It will not amaze anyone that I am not […]