Monthly Archives: May 2016

Viña Ventisquero: Wines from Chile’s New Wine Frontiers

Viña Ventisquero is one of Chile’s top wineries leading the search for new terroirs in the Atacama Desert and elsewhere. We recently sat down with Felipe Toso, Ventisquero’s lead winemaker, to taste several new releases at Washington DC’s Rural Society … Continue reading

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Timbre Winery: New Releases from Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties

Timbre is the new name of an outstanding 10-year old winery called La Fenetre.  The winery is based in Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County and was founded in 2005 by winemaker, Joshua Klapper  and  friend Alex Katz.  Three years … Continue reading

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Establecimiento Juanicó / Familia Deicas: One of Uruguay’s Top Wineries

Establecimiento Juanicó is one of Uruguay’s largest and most successful wineries, thanks to the radical transformation, and large investment, undertaken by the Deicas Family after they purchased it in 1979. The winery makes the best-selling line of premium wines in … Continue reading

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