You’re browsing the wine shelf at your local wine store. You pass bottles from France, Italy, California, Spain. You see the usuals, but you want something different, something special. If that’s the case, keep walking. Stop when you spot the Chilean section. Chilean wine, no matter what you think about the taste, is special.
Flank steak is not only one of the cheaper cuts of beef; it’s also one of the simplest to make absolutely delicious. In this recipe, we’re heading to Chile to get inspired by their fantastic wines and cuisine. We wanted to create a steak that would be right at home either in a hip restaurant in Santiago […]
These bites are the perfect snack or appetizer: simple to make and bursting with flavor. Packed with protein from the quinoa, they’re gluten free, low in fat and absolutely delicious. The only thing that could make your Quinoa Pizza Bite experience even better would be to enjoy them with a glass of Carmenere from Chile. Considered the national […]
Tired of your usual go-to bottle of red but not sure where to go? Looking for something a little more interesting than that generic varietal you see all over your favorite wine shop? This week we’re taking it to the Southern Hemisphere and exploring the wines of the Colchagua Valley, one of Chile’s most renowned […]
Another election has come and gone, and as it has been for the past 228 years, the president-elect of the United States is once again a man. While we’ve made such promising, tantalizing cracks in the surface of the ultimate glass ceiling — there was, after all, a female candidate on the ballot, which can’t […]
There is nothing about this that doesn’t sound Sci-Fi astounding. First, the flat and seemingly lifeless expanse of the Atacama desert, 600 miles of graveyard-quiet emptiness rising from Peru’s southern border into Northern Chile.
Most wine lovers have already savored a glass of Argentinean Malbec or Chilean Carménère, but the breadth of the South American wine industry does not stop with these two signature grapes, nor is it contained to the usual suspects of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Viognier is one of the most celebrated Rhone Varietals, creating a wine that is floral and smooth and ideal for seafood. But we don’t see it as often as we should on the American table.
Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, Malbec has become one of the most popular wine imports to the American market. I had a wine shop from 2007 until 2013 and for a full seven years every time I looked at my sales Malbec always came out on top. The wine is easy on the […]