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Cabernet Franc Selections from Chile

Our recent tastings of five Chilean Cabernet Francs from producers in Casablanca and Colchagua suggests this variety is likely to become a more important part of Chile’s wine industry offerings in the near future. When we last travelled through Chile  for our Report … Continue reading

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Meli: Chilean Wine Made from Dry Farmed, Old Vines in Maule

Adriana Cerda (pictured below) is one of Chile’s better known enologists. She was winemaker at Viña De Martino for many years, including its launch of Chile’s first bottling of Carmenere in 1996. But she always wanted a vineyard of her … Continue reading

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Tercos of Argentina: New Releases of Torrontes, Bonarda, and Sangiovese

Tercos is a new Argentine winery owned by brothers Pedro and Patricio Santos. Winemaker Patricio Santos was educated at UC, Davis, and has worked at Catena in Mendoza and Chimney Rock and Cardinale Winery in the Napa Valley. The three … Continue reading

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