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PROWEIN 2013: BUSY, SUCCESSFUL AND INSPIRING (5)

Three days long, not less than 44,000 professional visitors from all over the world gathered at ProWein in Düsseldorf. This is good news for this very well organized wine fair in these difficult economic times: nearly 3,500 more visitors than in 2012, 4,783 exhibitors from 48 countries. (…)I spent a long time with old friends […]

CHILEAN WINE TOUR 2012 IN AMSTERDAM (5)

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 3):

TASTING ROUND OF CHILE IN 6 RED WINES (4)

Please see also the previous and next articles … J. BOUCHON ‘LAS MERCEDES’ ENSAMBLAJE 2008, MAULE: I visited this very friendly winery just after the terrible 2010 earthquake. A lot of damages, but also and above all a huge amount of courage and perseverance. All is rebuilt and life goes on… This wine is a […]

TASTING ROUND OF CHILE IN 6 RED WINES (3)

Please see also the previous and next articles … FROM MAULE WITH LOVE… The whole Maule Valley is a Walhalla for wine lovers going much further than what you can find in wine books. You have to go there, to see, to smell, to taste, to talk to people to really understand what is going […]

ORGANIC WINE FOR PALO ALTO

PALO ALTO WINERY informs: Viña Palo Alto was created in 2006 as a unique, innovative and different wine of the most classic lines of Concha y Toro. With strong wine making support, Palo Alto combines a blending of the best grapes from three specific vineyards in the valley of the Maule (central Chile): San Clemente […]