Cono Sur: Sustainable Viticulture,
Pinot Noir, and More
The bicycle on the label of many Cono Sur wines signifies the winery’s efforts at sustainable viticulture. Visitors to the Santa Elisa estate in Chimborongo in the Colchagua Valley use bicycles to visit the vineyards. [Pictured here, Editor Don Winkler with Winemaking Manager Matías Ríos at the Santa Elisa vineyard.] We visited the winery in preparation for Report #21 The Chilean Wine Revolution and tasted wines at the estate’s 19th century manor house. Since new vintages have now been released, it’s time to revisit the wines of Cono Sur.
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