Category Archives: Internacional

Publicación en Decanter, UK. Jefford on Monday: Land of Flesh and Honey

Even the most moderate consumer of on-line wine-writing last year must have read somewhere or other about Vigno: Chile’s ‘Vignadores de Carignan’. This was partly a tribute to the Association’s roving ambassador,

Prensa Rachel Wang

Rachel Wang señala que para ella Curicó y Maule han sido un gran descubrimiento en esta visita realizada a Chile. Se ha percatado de la diversidad de Vinos entre la zona Andes,

The Chilean Wine Revolution: The Emergence of Carignan

After decades of successfully exporting good quality entry level wines, Chile has emerged as an important producer of premium wine. In our Report #21: The Chilean Wine Revolution (February 2010) we called

Movi & Vigno: Flowers in the Pavement

If you have read my main report on Chile for Issue 204 on, you will have doubtlessly gleaned my view of the country’s domination of large estates, each farming hundreds of

Tasting Notes by Robert Parker – Neal Martin

Robert Parker es el periodista de vinos más influyente del mundo, específicamente para el mercado norteamericano. A través de la publicación Wine Advocate, todos los años elabora un ranking de los mejores

Seeking Out the X-Factor, Robert Parker – Neal Martin

What is Chilean wine to you? What images spring to mind? Are you picturing idyllic vineyards nestling in the shadow of the sugar coated Andes; headlines of Seña trouncing First Growths in

Vigno Old vine Carignan wine from Maule, Chile

Vigno (pronounced veenio) is short for Vignadores de Carignan. It’s a new collaborative project to promote old vine Carignan wines from Maule, and the name Vignadores is a mutation from the Spanish term

Vinography – Forgotten Jewels Reviving Chile’s Old Vine Carignan

As a child, the lure of archeology cannot be denied. Fantasies of discovering ancient treasures fuel the dreams of many youngsters, as they did my adolescent imagination. These days, such notions have

Rare Old-Vine Carignans from Chile Tasted in NYC

Twenty-six Carignan varietal wines and blends, many of which have not yet been released in the United States, were presented to an intimate group of top wine writers to help attendees gain

Best New Releases from Chile

The two vintages that make up the bulk of the wines I tasted for our annual report on Chile’s wines, 2011 and 2010, posed a number of challenges for the country’s growers