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Viña Siegel from Chile’s Colchagua Valley: New Releases

Alberto Siegel is the 3rd generation of the Siegel family, which has its origins in Austria. More than three decades ago in 1980 he founded Viña Siegel and began planting vineyards in the Colchagua Valley, and today he has more … Continue reading

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French-Trained Chilean Winemakers: New Releases from Antiyal, Apaltagua, Domus Aurea, Maquis

No country in the Americas has been so strongly influenced by French winemaking as Chile. Aspiring Chilean winemakers go to France to study enology or work the harvests. And French winemakers and winemaking consultants go to Chile to make wine. … Continue reading

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New Casa Silva Releases from Chile’s Colchagua Valley

The oldest winery in Chile’s Colchagua Valley, Viña Casa Silva is also one of its most innovative, especially when it comes to Chile’s signature grape Carménère. We visited Casa Silva while preparing our report on The Chilean Wine Revolution, so … Continue reading

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Concha y Toro’s Terroir Driven Wines from Coastal and River Basin Vineyards

Concha y Toro winemaker Marcelo Papa was in town this week, and we met up with him to taste new releases and catch up on the news from Chile.  We last tasted with Marcelo in Santiago while preparing our report … Continue reading

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