Concha Y Toro Carmenere

Carmenere: The star of Chilean Wine

The popularity of Carmenere is on the rise. More and more wineries plant vines and produce wines from this variety. While primarily grown in Chile, the grape also grows in France, Washington State and in California. Although Carmenere originated in the Medoc region in France, like many Bordeaux grapes it is used both as a

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Malbec World Day Wines

6 Malbecs to enjoy on Malbec World Day

Next Monday, April 17th is Malbec World Day. In considering the cuisine for the night you might want to think about a beefy meal that pairs with Malbec to celebrate the day. The day was chosen because it commemorates a day back in 1853 that the president of Argentina, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, decided to elevate

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Ritual Wines

The wines behind Chilean winemaker Rodrigo Soto

Meeting Chilean Winemaker, Rodrigo Soto at a recent tasting of a group of wines from Huneeus Vintners in Chile, one discovers that he is a forerunner of a movement that is permeating the landscape of New World wines. This trend, organic and biodynamic farming, where he cultivates three vineyards Primus, Neyen, and Ritual. His interest

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